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English definition of “tune out (something/someone)”

tune out (something/someone)

verb [T] phrasal verb with tune  /tun/ us  
to stop paying attention to something or someone: Beverly always tunes out in the middle of her music lesson. She tends to tune out her parentsadvice and make her own decisions.
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