insubordination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French insubordination

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

insubordination (countable and uncountable, plural insubordinations)

  1. The quality or state of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority; specifically, an employee's failure or refusal to comply with a request or an assignment given by his/her supervisor.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ subordination.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.sy.bɔʁ.di.na.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

insubordination f (plural insubordinations)

  1. insubordination

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