French translation of 'ignore'
1. (= pay no attention to)
[advice] ne pas tenir compte de ⧫ ignorer
[feelings] rester indifférent(e) à ⧫ être indifférent(e) à
She ignored my advice. Elle n’a pas tenu compte de mes conseils. ⧫ Elle a ignoré mes conseils.
I went on talking and ignored his tears. Je continuais à parler, indifférent à ses larmes.
2. [person] ignorer ⧫ ne pas faire attention à
She saw me, but she ignored me. Elle m’a vu, mais elle m’a ignoré.
Just ignore him! Ne fais pas attention à lui !
3. (= leave out of account) [fact] ignorer
this ignores the fact that ... ce serait ignorer que ...
This ignores the fact that many employers break the law on purpose. Ce serait ignorer que de nombreux employeurs contreviennent volontairement à la loi.
Such arguments ignore the question of where ultimate responsibility lay. De tels arguments équivalent à ignorer la question de la responsabilité finale.
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Example Sentences Including 'ignore'
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The government cannot ignore Britain's chronic productivity and housing woes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Thereafter, those investors were largely ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Those who write off the oil and gas industry ignore all this at their peril.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He ignored my question and went to sleep.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is a classic example of choosing a correlation that suits your argument and ignoring those that don't.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's wrong because it ignores the fact that products are dependent upon each other.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Just nod while ignoring my tan.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many people don't know the risks, while others simply ignore them.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Older people say they are routinely ignored and failed by councils - and now they are speaking up.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Simply ignore the option list and save your money.The Sun (2014)
Such an argument ignores the fact that all cultures throw up bad things as well as good.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This is to ignore the fact that it tends to be much more demanding and much bleaker.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Various criticisms made over the years are simply ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You cannot ignore the fact that a coin was thrown at a group of players.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If he continues to ignore this aspect of his game he will have a problem.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You just have to ignore it and play the game.The Sun (2014)
My advice is to ignore the moss and certainly not to use chemicals on it.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Drivers were urged yesterday to ignore the advice.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He said ministers had ignored problems about failed asylum seekers and foreign national prisoners.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Please ignore the advice given to cut back dying tulip stems to a leaf.The Sun (2015)
Rather he rejected it as a viable form of government and ignored it from there on.Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)
She ignores Leavers' advice to breathe fire.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
So qualifications that are in demand from industry are principally ignored by government funding streams.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The defence ministry chartered the plane from a Ukrainian company, ignoring advice that it was not fit for purpose.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
These warning signs were largely ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We were shouted at or just ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Successive governments ignored appeals for recognition until public opinion shamed them into acknowledgement.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The environmental case against it has been largely ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The other often ignored aspect is their vulnerability.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
When most of us relied on annuities, life expectancy was something we could largely ignore.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
These soldiers could not ignore this argument.Christianity Today (2000)
They sometimes just ignore the whole thing and hope for the best.Positive Parent Power (1991)
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'ignore' in Other Languages
British English: ignore /ɪɡˈnɔː/ VERB
If you ignore someone or something, you deliberately take no notice of them.
Her husband ignored her.
- American English: ignore
- Arabic: يَتَجَاهَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ignorar
- Chinese: 不理睬
- Croatian: ignorirati
- Czech: ignorovat
- Danish: ignorere
- Dutch: negeren
- European Spanish: hacer caso omiso
- Finnish: olla välittämättä
- French: ignorer
- German: ignorieren
- Greek: αγνοώ
- Italian: ignorare
- Japanese: 無視する
- Korean: 무시하다
- Norwegian: ignorere
- Polish: zignorować
- European Portuguese: ignorar
- Romanian: a ignora
- Russian: игнорировать
- Spanish: ignorar
- Swedish: ignorera
- Thai: ไม่สนใจ
- Turkish: görmezden gelmek
- Ukrainian: ігнорувати
- Vietnamese: lờ đi
Translation of ignore from the Collins English to French Dictionary