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English definition of “turn your back on sb/sth”

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turn your back on sb/sth

to decide to stop having contact with someone or something, or to refuse to help someone: She turned her back on Hollywood and went to live in Florida.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of turn your back on sb/sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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