Definition of 'ignore'
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Example sentences containing 'ignore'
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The environmental case against it has been largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Just nod while ignoring my tan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's wrong because it ignores the fact that products are dependent upon each other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a classic example of choosing a correlation that suits your argument and ignoring those that don't. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government cannot ignore Britain's chronic productivity and housing woes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She ignores Leavers' advice to breathe fire. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many people don't know the risks, while others simply ignore them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You just have to ignore it and play the game. The Sun (2014)Please ignore the advice given to cut back dying tulip stems to a leaf. The Sun (2015)Successive governments ignored appeals for recognition until public opinion shamed them into acknowledgement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He ignored my question and went to sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These soldiers could not ignore this argument. Christianity Today (2000)Various criticisms made over the years are simply ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The other often ignored aspect is their vulnerability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said ministers had ignored problems about failed asylum seekers and foreign national prisoners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those who write off the oil and gas industry ignore all this at their peril. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You cannot ignore the fact that a coin was thrown at a group of players. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We were shouted at or just ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My advice is to ignore the moss and certainly not to use chemicals on it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)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)Such an argument ignores the fact that all cultures throw up bad things as well as good. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Simply ignore the option list and save your money. The Sun (2014)If he continues to ignore this aspect of his game he will have a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So qualifications that are in demand from industry are principally ignored by government funding streams. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is to ignore the fact that it tends to be much more demanding and much bleaker. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They sometimes just ignore the whole thing and hope for the best. Positive Parent Power (1991)Drivers were urged yesterday to ignore the advice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These warning signs were largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When most of us relied on annuities, life expectancy was something we could largely ignore. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thereafter, those investors were largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Older people say they are routinely ignored and failed by councils - and now they are speaking up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'ignore'
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
Definition of ignore from the Collins English Dictionary
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