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Disobedience and failure to cooperate

breach

noun

a failure to follow a law or rule

contravention

noun

the action of doing something that is not allowed by a rule, law, or agreement

contravention

noun

something that is not allowed by a rule, law, or agreement

defiance

noun

refusal to obey a person or rule

disobedience

noun

someone’s behaviour when they do not obey orders or rules

infraction

noun

a situation in which someone breaks a law or rule

insubordination

noun

behaviour in which you refuse to obey or show respect for someone who has authority over you

non-compliance

noun

failure to follow an official rule or obey a law

non-cooperation

noun

a policy of not doing the things that someone wants you to do, especially as a type of protest

non-observance

noun

failure to obey rules

rebellion

noun

a refusal to obey your leader, especially in politics

wrong

noun

behaviour that is morally wrong or that breaks a rule

defaulter

noun

infringement

noun

rebelliousness

noun

against someone’s wishes/advice

if someone does something against your wishes/advice, they do it even though you do not want them to do it/advise them not to do it

in default

the position of someone who has not done something that they were officially ordered to do

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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