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ignore

Pronunciation: /ɪgˈnɔːr; ɪgˈnɔː(r)/

Translation of ignore in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (not take notice of) [plea/warning] desoír*, hacer* caso omiso de he chose to ignore the remark prefirió ignorar or pasar por alto el comentario we can't ignore the fact that … no podemos dejar de tener en cuenta el hecho de que …
    Example sentences
    • He failed to consider or ignored some important aspects of my evidence.
    • Essex motorists are widely ignoring new rules banning the use of hand held mobiles in cars, figures released by police reveal.
    • To accuse France and Germany of ignoring the rules is simply to repeat a slanderous allegation often put forward as fact.
    1.2 (snub) [person] ignorar she's been ignoring me all evening me ha estado ignorando toda la noche he keeps teasing me — just ignore him no para de molestarme — no le hagas caso or haz como si no lo oyeras
    Example sentences
    • She has been sulking since she climbed out of the bed, ignoring me and refusing to answer my questions.
    • The travellers have been issued with a court summons after they ignored an earlier removal notice.
    • Sadly, despite complaints, Tesco takes no notice and continues to ignore the public.

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