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Definition of flagrant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

flagrant

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈfleɪɡrənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfleɪɡrənt//
 
 
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(of an action) shocking because it is done in a very obvious way and shows no respect for people, laws, etc. synonym blatant a flagrant abuse of human rights a flagrant breach of copyright He showed a flagrant disregard for anyone else's feelings. Word Origin late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘blazing’): from French, or from Latin flagrant- ‘blazing’, from the verb flagrare.
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