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English definition of “never mind”

never mind

A2 used to tell someone not to worry about something because it is not important : "I'm afraid I've lost that wallet you gave me." "Well, never mind , I can easily buy you another one."Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention never mind sth used as a way of emphasizing that, although a particular thing is true , the one you have just mentioned is more important or interesting : This is one of the best restaurants in the country , never mind Cambridge.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings Grammar:Never or not … ever?We can use not … ever instead of never, but never is much more common:
(Definition of never mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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