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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywave aside
he/she/itwaves aside
present participlewaving aside
past tensewaved aside
past participlewaved aside
  1. to ignore someone’s ideas, feelings, or opinions because you do not think they are important
See also main entry: wave


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