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defy

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to refuse or fail to obey

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treat with contemptuous disregard

laugh at with contempt and derision

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The committee called on municipalities to place all cafes and shops that serve beverages under the scanner and bring to book those who flout the rules.
Sometimes he flouts one maxim which evokes the violation of another maxim thus making the implicit meaning of the utterance even more complicated in its inference.
A senior Cardiff councillor has admitted more needs to be done to crack down on the "hard core" which continues to flout the controversial St Mary Street and High Street scheme.
What kind of love can it be when one partner flouts the stated wishes of the other?
The earthquake has caused much apprehension in India, with public debate focusing on issues such as insurance and poor quality of building construction that flouts the National Building Code on quake-resistant structures.
Almost every traditional Irish step dancer is a furtive patriot who offers a mockingly demure, seemingly subservient front--then gleefully flouts it.
Today's decision flouts this agreement and the NTSB mandate by putting heavy aircraft maintenance into the hands of private repair stations whose employees are not subject to the same licensing requirements, background security checks, and drug and alcohol testing, as mechanics employed by Alaska Air," said AMFA Region I Director Louie Key.
In its brief filed with the court last month, the ACLJ contends the "flat ban on political donations by minors flouts several constitutional norms relevant to laws affecting associational freedoms and expression.
In its brief filed with the Supreme Court, the ACLJ contends the "flat ban on political donations by minors flouts several constitutional norms relevant to laws affecting associational freedoms and expression.
Classifying students by race or ethnicity and discriminating against them when deciding who can transfer from one school to another flouts the letter and spirit of Proposition 209," said PLF attorney Harold Johnson.