[ US /əˈfaʊɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɐfˈa‍ʊl/ ]
  1. especially of a ship's lines etc
    with its sails afoul
    a foul anchor
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How To Use afoul In A Sentence

  • Does this display run afoul of public indecency laws?
  • These \ "finance home to the \" numbers guys, \ "the people leaders are aware of the importance leaders\" reported obtaining higher simply responsible for monitoring of the workforce to the achievement levels of benefit from their income and expenses and ensuring of high performance, their investment transformation programs, better the company did not run afoul of in that workforce is strikingly small - returns on their workforce investments, tax and reporting requirements. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • The treatment of social issues in her films, including several documentaries, has run her afoul of the government.
  • Burgess' illegal use of alcohol ran afoul of the code, a point the righteous Karnaugh was quite eager to make.
  • Vermont Law School professor Oliver Goodenough, who specializes in intellectual and property law, said the kale versus "chikin" fight reminded him of a case two years ago, when a Morrisville microbrewer that makes a beer called "Vermonster" ran afoul of the Monster energy drink company. Chick-Fil-A Says Artist Bo Muller-Moore's 'Eat More Kale' Slogan Too Similar To 'Eat Mor Chikin'
  • But opposition figures reiterated the pro-democracy positions that first ran them afoul of the government ahead of the trip.
  • A poached pear dessert on a delicious fluff of ricotta and mascarpone cheeses runs afoul in a lake of bullying raspberry sauce.
  • Here I simply introduce them to you and describe how Iberian managers ran afoul of them. 1.
  • Finally, the plants must respect the factors that are always present or that may run them afoul of the local jurisdiction.
  • Running afoul of the regime, he was forced to seek asylum in a neighbouring country.
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