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verb [transitive]     ignore pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleignoring
past tenseignored
past participleignored
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  1. 1
    to not consider something, or to not let it influence you

    We had ignored the fact that it was getting darker.

    ignore someone’s advice/warning:

    My son gets good advice but he just ignores it.

  2. 2
    to pretend that you have not noticed someone or something
    ignore someone’s plea/remark/protests:

    Other shoppers ignored her pleas for help.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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