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English definition of “forget”

forget

verb [I + to infinitive, T] (NOT DO)    /fəˈɡet/ US  /fɚ-/ (present participle forgetting, past tense forgot, past participle forgotten)
A1 to not remember to do something: Don't forget to lock the door. Dad's always forgetting (to take) his pills.Forgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of forget verb (NOT DO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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