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To fail or refuse to listen - synonyms or related words

shut your ears to something

to refuse to listen to something, usually something bad

turn a deaf ear (to)

to refuse to listen to a warning, a request, or an attempt to change your attitude

close your ears (to)

to not listen to what someone is saying or not listen to a sound

close your ears to something

to not listen to a noise or sound

not want to know

to refuse to listen to someone or get involved in something

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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