Definition of 'flagrant'
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This is the most flagrant and outrageous use of her position. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What is one to make of such flagrant behaviour? Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the flagrant disregard for the beauty of life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With flagrant disregard for the king they planned to proceed, with or without royal approval. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)This is surely a flagrant breach of the Treaty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The threshold test required a flagrant breach of the relevant right such as would completely deny or nullify the right in the destination country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This will be remembered as one of the most flagrant breaches of any of the promises he's made. The Sun (2007)For his flagrant disregard of the law, that is the tariff for killing a beautiful young woman and destroying a family. The Sun (2012)In practice it is under threat from the flagrant abuse of a measure that was intended to define police powers, not extend them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The judge added: 'Your behaviour amounted to a flagrant breach of trust. The Sun (2009)Her spokesman said: 'This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The Sun (2014)The king showed a flagrant disregard for a reforming committee of barons, which led to civil war - at a time when the weather also grew stormy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: flagrant ADJECTIVE
You can use flagrant to describe an action, situation, or someone's behaviour that you find extremely bad or shocking in a very obvious way.
The judge called the decision 'a flagrant violation of international law'.
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