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ignore

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishignoreig‧nore /ɪɡˈnɔː $ -ˈnɔːr/ ●●● S2 W2 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 IGNOREto deliberately pay no attention to something that you have been told or that you know about 🔊 You can’t ignore the fact that many criminals never go to prison. 🔊 problems which we can’t afford to ignore2 IGNOREto behave as if you had not heard or seen someone or something 🔊 The phone rang, but she ignored it. 🔊 Sam rudely ignored the question.completely/totally ignore somebody/something 🔊 He had completely ignored her remark, preferring his own theory.RegisterIn everyday British English, people often say take no notice of something or not take any notice of something rather than ignore something:There are signs telling you not to smoke, but people don’t take any notice of them.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
ignoreBut an alternative explanation had also come to him which he knew he should not ignore.Habermas rejects this analysis because the level of communicative action can have an impact on the process of modernization that Marcuse ignored.Someone made a rude noise, which the teacher decided to ignore.As the tree burned, it sighed at what happiness it had ignored, and each sigh made a loud popping noise.Now that she had lost all her wealth, she was ignored by former friends.He ignored Cranston's excited pleas to hurry and went over to the window, unrolling them carefully.The waiter totally ignored Glen and served a girl who had come up beside him.Olivia was sitting with a group of social admin people, who were all ignoring her.Just ignore him and he'll stop pestering you.My father's always telling me what to do, but I usually just ignore him.Fox is a greedy billionaire who ignores his daughter and ends up turning her into gold.Don't ignore me when I'm talking to you!She ignored my question and continued her story.Ignoring my warnings, he dived straight into the shallow water.The school board has continually ignored the complaints of parents.It is equally wrong, however, to think it is possible to ignore the practical dimensions of life.It was very stupid of you to ignore your mother's advice.ignore the factThere came a day shortly afterwards when I could no longer ignore the fact that he was losing his mind.This ignored the fact that many had been created out of poor arable land or even poorer scrub.But one should not ignore the fact that the Party was also developing its economic policies and identifying closely with the unemployed.The economic literature largely ignores the fact that the public sector has devised its own alternative modes of efficiency incentive.This approach ignores the fact that the taxpayer first had to acquire the right to grant sub-licenses.She ignores the fact that there are two other channels.They ignore the fact that we vets have to pay our drug bills promptly.Completely ignoring the fact you hit only flesh, which it looks like it to me.
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Verb table
ignore
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyignore
he, she, itignores
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyignored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ignored
he, she, ithas ignored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ignored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ignore
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ignored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ignoring
he, she, itis ignoring
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you, we, theyare ignoring
Past
I, he, she, itwas ignoring
you, we, theywere ignoring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ignoring
he, she, ithas been ignoring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ignoring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ignoring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ignoring
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