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Definition of flagrant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of an action) shocking because it is done in a very obvious way and shows no respect for people, laws, etc. synonym blatant
  2. 2 a flagrant abuse of human rights a flagrant breach of copyright He showed a flagrant disregard for anyone else's feelings.
adverb The plane flagrantly violated a U.N. no-fly zone.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flagrant