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defy/dɪˈfaɪ/verb
defiesdefieddefying
defy
/dɪˈfaɪ/
verb
defiesdefieddefying
Learner's definition of DEFY  
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: to refuse to obey (something or someone)
: to make (something) very difficult or impossible
: to resist or fight (something)
: to go against (something)
: to tell (someone) to do something that you think cannot be done
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