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The Government is Under No Obligation to Offer Contracts to Companies that Choose to Flout Guidelines. - English Language

Question

MCQ

Choose the correct answer which is closest in meaning to the word phrase in bold given in the sentence. Indicate your option.

The government is under no obligation to offer contracts to companies that choose to flout guidelines.

Options

  • Condemn

  • Ignore

  • Defy

  • Neglect

Solution

Defy

Explanation:

In the given context flout means openly disregard a rule, law, or convention. Therefore the option, defy is the correct choice. Other options have different meanings that don't fit.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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