Meaning of “never mind” in the English Dictionary

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"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 easily buy 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 best restaurants 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)

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