What does run afoul mean?

Definitions for run afoul

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene(verb)

    go against, as of rules and laws

    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

Wiktionary

  1. run afoul(Verb)

    To become entangled or in conflict with.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of run afoul in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of run afoul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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