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English definition of “look down on sb”

look down on sb

(also look down your nose at sb) phrasal verb with look     /lʊk/ verb
B2 to think that you are better than someone: She thinks they look down on her because she didn't go to university.Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
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