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flout

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfloutflout /flaʊt/ verb [transitive]  DISOBEYto deliberately disobey a law, rule etc, without trying to hide what you are doing Some companies flout the rules and employ children as young as seven.deliberately/openly flout something The union had openly flouted the law.see thesaurus at disobey→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
floutIt was because he openly flouted racist conventions of the time, which said he had to stay in his place.Accusations have been made that bus drivers already flout speed limits on the estate.Thousands of people are killed on our roads every year, yet a majority of us insist on flouting speed limits.Many bar owners flout the laws on under-age drinking.Short stay charges and places in premium car parks have risen and drivers caught flouting the rules face a hefty £30 fine.He especially enjoyed this party because it was flouting tradition -- it was four years after its customary time.Too many people regularly flout traffic laws.
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Verb table
flout
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflout
he, she, itflouts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyflouted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave flouted
he, she, ithas flouted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad flouted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flout
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have flouted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flouting
he, she, itis flouting
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you, we, theyare flouting
Past
I, he, she, itwas flouting
you, we, theywere flouting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flouting
he, she, ithas been flouting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flouting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flouting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flouting
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