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Definition of insubordination noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

insubordination

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɪnsəˌbɔrdnˈeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the refusal to obey orders or show respect for someone who has a higher rank synonym disobedience Two officers were reported for insubordination.
insubordinate
 
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NAmE//ˌɪnsəˈbɔrdn̩ət//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: insubordination