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What we want is peaceful demonstrations of civil disobedience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is the most vibrant and imaginative civil disobedience campaign in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They vowed more civil disobedience if he refused. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are channelling their anger into a campaign of civil disobedience. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In that sense his actions should be seen as classic civil disobedience rather than whistleblowing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stop playing the poor downtrodden man and begin a campaign of civil disobedience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He gave his support to a general strike and has called for a campaign of civil disobedience. The Sun (2014)But a campaign of civil disobedience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More than half of members also oppose his calls for strikes and civil disobedience against Government spending cuts. The Sun (2013)A campaign of civil disobedience should do the trick. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But in a move that is being hailed as a model of civil disobedience, the whole village revolted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It came a day after he said the Games could be hit by a wave of strikes and civil disobedience. The Sun (2012)He called for civil disobedience. The Sun (2015) Civil disobedience becomes involuntary resistance. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The Government in Iran has blamed foreign powers for the campaign of civil disobedience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also called for a campaign of civil disobedience against Government's cuts. The Sun (2012)Direct action, civil disobedience - all of these things are in the melting pot at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He became a leader in the youth wing, helping to push for boycotts, strikes and civil disobedience. The Sun (2013)Environmental activists have embedded themselves in the villages around Heathrow and vowed to wage a long campaign of civil disobedience against the building of a third runway. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said he did not know whether the monks would return to street protests, or to a more long-term civil disobedience campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2007)BRITAIN will be hit by a wave of protests, civil disobedience and strikes over cuts this year, a union chief has warned. The Sun (2011)It all adds up to a strong presumption that unless there's a clear family resemblance to the civil rights movement, civil disobedience is simply beyond the pale. Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: disobedience NOUN
Disobedience is deliberately not doing what someone tells you to do, or what a rule or law says that you should do.
A single act of rebellion or disobedience was often enough to seal a woman's fate.
Definition of disobedience from the Collins English Dictionary
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