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English definition of “leave sth aside”

leave sth aside

phrasal verb with leave     /liːv/ verb (left, left)
to not discuss one subject so that you can discuss a different subject: Leaving aside the question of cost, how many people do we need on the job?Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
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