shun Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shunverb [T]

uk   us   /ʃʌn/ (-nn-)
to ​avoid something: She has shunned ​publicity since she ​retired from ​acting. to ​ignore someone and not ​speak to that ​person because you cannot ​accepttheirbehaviour, ​beliefs, etc.: After the ​trial he was shunned by ​friends and ​familyalike.
(Definition of shun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shunverb [T]

 us   /ʃʌn/ (-nn-)
to ​avoid or ​refuse to ​accept someone or something: She shunned ​publicity after she ​retired from the ​stage.
(Definition of shun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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