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English definition of “wave sth aside”

wave sth aside

phrasal verb with wave     /weɪv/ verb [I or T]
to refuse to consider what someone says: She waved aside all my objections .Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
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