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To ignore something, or to not pay attention

put aside

to not allow yourself to be affected by a problem, argument etc so that you can achieve something more important

write off

to decide that someone or something will not succeed and so to stop giving them your attention and energy

ignore

verb

to not consider something, or to not let it influence you

overlook

verb

to fail to notice or do something

neglect

verb

to fail to look after a place, for example a house or garden

ignore

verb

to pretend that you have not noticed someone or something

disregard

verb

to not consider something important, or to not pay any attention to it

waive

verb

to choose to officially ignore a rule, right, or claim

thrust aside

to pay no attention to something

wander

verb

if your mind or thoughts wander, you stop concentrating and start thinking about other things, especially because you are bored or worried

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… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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