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English definition of “brush sth off”

brush sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with brush   /brʌʃ/ us  
to refuse to listen to what someone says, or to refuse to think about something seriously: He just brushed off all their criticisms.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of brush sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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