Verb(1) treat with contemptuous disregard(2) laugh at with contempt and derision
(1) In dismissing this official requirement of a sister state, it would deliberately and openly flout international law and comity.(2) In the future, how can we make demands like that with a straight face - or will others pay any heed when we ignore the conventions and flout the rules ourselves?(3) Many large biological molecules like DNA seem to flout a basic law of nature: Although their charges have the same sign, they can attract one another and clump together in water.(4) But every possible chance he has to help police, to tell the truth, to not flout convention, to ignore his marriage vows, he clearly thinks the rules do not apply to him.(5) However, it appears that some people think they can flout the law and jeopardise public safety.(6) Under EU rules they flout the law if they carry out the same practice as American dentists and could face six months in jail or a Ôö¼├║5,000 fine.(7) these same companies still flout basic ethical practices(8) The contractors in turn flout all labour laws and do not even pay minimum wages.(9) I can go on and on about our numerous sins, the way we flout laws or conventions or acceptable behaviour without even thinking about it.(10) In the past there have been a number of cases in which employers openly flouted the labour regulations and failed to observe even this minimal protocol when sacking workers.(11) They're bending the rules; they're trying it on; they're flouting the law.(12) He said motorists ├ö├ç├┐are openly flouting this law which shows a total lack of respect for the rules of the road├ö├ç├û.(13) MPs on the committee lambasted self-regulation as ├ö├ç├┐totally inadequate├ö├ç├û in curtailing sharp practices among operators who flouted the rules.(14) Rules are flouted and violated with immunity exposing the common man to potential peril.(15) In Cork, the Southern Health Board promised to ├ö├ç├┐vigorously pursue any employers that are openly flouting the law.├ö├ç├û(16) In fact, the aggressor in this war has not only ignored the relevant UN resolution, it has defied the United Nations and openly flouted international law.
(1) flout :: flout
1. defy ::
2. scoff ::
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3. jeer ::
Different Formsflout, flouted, flouter, flouters, flouting, flouts
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