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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ignore \Ig*nore"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Ignored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ignoring}.] [L. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See {Know}, and cf. {Narrate}.]

1. To be ignorant of or not acquainted with. [Archaic]

Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore. --Boyle.

2. (Law) To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; -- said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of evidence. See {Ignoramus}.

3. Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to; not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly; as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an objectionable person.

Ignoring Italy under our feet, And seeing things before, behind. --Mrs. Browning.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ignore

verb

1: refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting" [syn: {ignore}, {disregard}, {snub}, {cut}]

2: bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances" [syn: {dismiss}, {disregard}, {brush aside}, {brush off}, {discount}, {push aside}, {ignore}]

3: fail to notice [ant: {mark}, {note}, {notice}]

4: give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors" [syn: {neglect}, {ignore}, {disregard}]

5: be ignorant of or in the dark about [ant: {cognise}, {cognize}, {know}]


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In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS. Both have page size limits which I have exceeded. If you find such utilities without these limits, please let me know so I can pass it on.

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I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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