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Railway companies brushed aside fears that staff cuts would compromise safety.
Helen stepped aside to let him pass.
The little boy was pushed roughly aside.
Leaving aside the question of how young they are, do you think the boys are guilty?
They’ll have to put aside their political differences and find a solution.
He set his pen aside and read over what he had written.
She looked appealingly in his direction, but he turned aside.
This is the British English definition of aside. View American English definition of aside.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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