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Meaning of “never mind” in the English Dictionary

"never mind" in British English

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never mind

A2 used to ​tell someone not to ​worry about something because it is not ​important: "I'm ​sorry I ​lost that ​wallet you gave me." "Never ​mind, I can ​easilybuy you another one." 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 ​bestrestaurants in the Northeast, never ​mind Boston.
(Definition of never mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"never mind" in American English

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never mind

do not ​worry about it: "I ​lost that ​wallet you gave me." "Well, never ​mind, I can always ​buy you another one."
(Definition of never mind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “never mind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 别担心,没关系…
in Chinese (Traditional) 別擔心,沒關係…
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