disregard - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “disregard”

See all translations

disregard

noun [U]  us   /ˌdɪs·rɪˈɡɑrd/
lack of consideration or respect: The writer has shown a reckless disregard for the truth.

disregard

verb [T]  us   /ˌdɪs·rɪˈɡɑrd/
to not allow something to influence you; ignore: The jury was told to disregard the comments made by the witness.
Translations of “disregard”
in Vietnamese coi thường…
in Spanish hacer caso omiso de…
in Thai ไม่สนใจ…
in Malaysian abaikan…
in French ne tenir aucun compte de…
in German nicht beachten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忽視,漠視,無視…
in Indonesian mengabaikan…
in Russian невнимание, равнодушие…
in Turkish umursamama, aldırmama, önemsememe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忽视,漠视,无视…
in Polish lekceważenie…
(Definition of disregard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of disregard?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “disregard” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More