Meaning of “set aside something” in the English Dictionary

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"set aside something" in American English

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set aside something

phrasal verb with set us /set/ verb

(SAVE)

to save for a particular purpose:

He sets aside some time every day to read to his children.
After melting the chocolate, set it aside and beat the eggs.

set aside something

phrasal verb with set us /set/ verb

(IGNORE)

to decide not to consider something:

We need to set aside our differences and begin to cooperate.

To set aside a legal decision or a judgment is to state that it is no longer in effect:

The court of appeals set aside his conviction.

(Definition of “set aside something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)