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verb [transitive] ignore pronunciation in British English /ɪɡˈnɔː(r)/
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.
    This approach ignores the complexity of modern business.
    ignore someone’s advice/warning: The government has ignored the advice it was given.
  2. 2
    to pretend that you have not noticed someone or something
    He completely ignored her and kept on walking.
    ignore someone’s plea/remark/protests: Other shoppers ignored her pleas for help.


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