Definition of 'disobey'
Example sentences containing 'disobey'
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But she did not know how to disobey her father and neither could she think of anyone to whom she could turn for help. AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE (2003)If you or anybody else attempts to disobey my orders, we will blow up the aircraft. A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2003)People like your son disobey our laws, but I warn you firmly that we will not be undermined. DESPERADOES (2003)
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Used Occasionally. disobey is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'disobey'
British English: disobey /ˌdɪsəˈbeɪ/ VERB
When someone disobeys a person or an order, they deliberately do not do what they have been told to do.
...a naughty boy who often disobeyed his mother and father.
They were threatened with punishment if they disobeyed.
- American English: disobey
- Arabic: يَعْصي
- Brazilian Portuguese: desobedecer
- Chinese: 不服从
- Croatian: ne slušati
- Czech: neposlechnout neplnit příkazy
- Danish: nægte at adlyde
- Dutch: ongehoorzaam zijn
- European Spanish: desobedecer
- Finnish: olla tottelematta
- French: désobéir
- German: nicht gehorchen
- Greek: παραβαίνω
- Italian: disubbidire
- Japanese: ･･･に従わない
- Korean: 순종하지 않다
- Norwegian: ikke adlyde
- Polish: nie posłuchać
- European Portuguese: desobedecer
- Romanian: a nu se supune
- Russian: не подчиняться
- Spanish: desobedecer
- Swedish: inte lyda
- Thai: ไม่เชื่อฟัง
- Turkish: söz dinlememek
- Ukrainian: не підкорятися
- Vietnamese: không tuân thủ
Definition of disobey from the Collins English Dictionary
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