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Definition of disobey verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] disobey (somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disobey
he / she / it disobeys
past simple disobeyed
-ing form disobeying
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to refuse to do what a person, law, order, etc. tells you to do; to refuse to obey He was punished for disobeying orders. How dare you disobey me! opposite obey
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