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disregard

noun [U] uk   /ˌdɪs.rɪˈɡɑːd/ us    /-ˈɡɑːrd/
the fact of showing no care or respect for something: What amazes me is her complete disregard for anyone else's opinion.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant

disregard

verb [T] uk   /ˌdɪs.rɪˈɡɑːd/ us    /-ˈɡɑːrd/
to ignore something: He told us to disregard everything we'd learned so far and start again.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
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