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Those who have publicly flouted the ban have faced jail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its report emerged as one beggar was fined for flouting a ban 30 times. The Sun (2017)They called for companies to face fines for such discrimination and for employment tribunals to make awards against employers who flout the law. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Government needs to bring in more stringent punishments for drivers who flout the law. The Sun (2016)The law is extensively flouted. The Sun (2017)There should be a crackdown on rogue companies who continue to flout the ban. The Sun (2013)Too often drivers who flout the law go on to cause serious crashes. The Sun (2011)Since then he has been caught flouting the ban twice. The Sun (2010)The upshot is that the data security laws are widely flouted and despised. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sailors flouting the ban face being fined. The Sun (2007)It is unclear if health and environment officials will fine those who flout the laws on burning wood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Earlier this week it emerged that drivers continued to flout laws banning the use of a mobile telephone while driving. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the writ of the College was now routinely flouted. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)He denied that the England team would have tried to flout the ban. Times, Sunday Times (2011)From next year, agencies that flout the ban will face unlimited fines and closure. The Sun (2009)Anybody caught flouting the ban may face a fine of up to 1,000. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If an employer decides to flout the law, it may be guilty of criminal offences and subject to serious financial liability. The Sun (2016)Shoppers hit by problems are too often fobbed off by companies that flout laws designed to protect consumers, the advice service warned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Protecting dictators for geopolitical gains, flouting international laws to protect themselves and lying to their people to justify wars do not help to promote liberal democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Far better, though, they tipped off the police that the law was being flouted and the whole operation was busted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'flout'
British English: flout VERB
If you flout something such as a law, an order, or an accepted way of behaving, you deliberately do not obey it or follow it.
...illegal campers who persist in flouting the law.
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