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  ( ignores    3rd person present)   ( ignoring    present participle)   ( ignored    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you ignore someone or something, you pay no attention to them.  
She said her husband ignored her...      V n  
2       verb   If you say that an argument or theory ignores an important aspect of a situation, you are criticizing it because it fails to consider that aspect or to take it into account.   (=overlook)  
Such arguments ignore the question of where ultimate responsibility lay.      V n  
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be oblivious to, blank     (slang)   bury one's head in the sand, cold-shoulder, cut     (informal)   discount, disregard, give the cold shoulder to, neglect, overlook, pass over, pay no attention to, reject, send (someone) to Coventry, shut one's eyes to, take no notice of, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, turn one's back on  
   acknowledge, heed, note, pay attention to, recognize, regard  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
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