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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act that defies authority; Defiance of authority.

Usage examples (36)
  • Because of what he calls insubordination in the legal department, Mr. Dudley now uses outside counsel for many legal issues.
  • "flat-out liar" and detailed acts of what he called insubordination by Kiffin.
  • They rest on a strict hierarchical structure in which insubordination is the highest crime.
  • Of course, Petraeus is trying to circumvent his commander-in-chief, which I believe they call insubordination: for more
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