Definition of recusant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

recusant

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈrɛkyəzənt//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈkyuzənt//
 
(formal)
 
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a person who refuses to do what a rule or person in authority says they should do
NAmE//ˈrɛkyəzənsi//
 
, NAmE//rɪˈkyuzənsi//
 
noun [uncountable]
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