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Definition of insubordination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

insubordination

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪnsəˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnsəˌbɔːrdɪˈneɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the refusal to obey orders or show respect for somebody who has a higher rank synonym disobedience Two officers were reported for insubordination.
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