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English definition of “ignore”

ignore

verb [T]     /ɪɡˈnɔːr/ US  /-ˈnɔːr/
B2 to intentionally not listen or give attention to: She can be really irritating but I try to ignore her. Safety regulations are being ignored by company managers in the drive to increase profits. How can the government ignore the wishes of the majority? I smiled at her but she just ignored me.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of ignore verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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