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"aside" in British English

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asideadverb

uk   /əˈsaɪd/ us   /əˈsaɪd/
  • aside adverb (TO ONE SIDE)

B2 on or to one side: Stand aside, please, and let these people pass. He pulled the curtain aside. I gave her a plate of food but she pushed it aside. I've forgotten my wallet, so could you put this book aside (= keep this book) for me and I'll come back later on. She took me aside (= took me away from the other people) to tell me the news.
put/set sth aside
B2 If you put/set aside money, you save it for a particular purpose: Every week I put aside some money for a new TV.
leave/put sth aside
If you leave or put a problem or request aside, you ignore it until you are able to solve it: Let's leave that matter aside for now and talk about the more urgent problem facing us.

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asidenoun [C]

uk   /əˈsaɪd/ us   /əˈsaɪd/
a remark that someone makes in a quiet voice because they do not want everyone to hear it: a whispered aside
a remark or story in a speech or text that is not part of the main subject: The informative asides about rural life make this wine guide rather special.
(Definition of aside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aside" in American English

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asideadverb [not gradable]

us   /əˈsɑɪd/
on or to one side: I pushed aside the curtain and looked out the window. I took her aside (= out of hearing distance of other people) to tell her to behave herself. The governor wants to set aside (= keep separate and not spend) $50 million for emergencies.
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(Definition of aside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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