leave aside

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "leave aside":
present tense I/you/we/they leave aside he/she/it leaves aside present participle leaving aside past tense left aside past participle left aside
to not consider something because you want to consider something else instead

Leaving aside the financial implications, do you really believe your proposal will solve our problem?


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  • leave — vt left, leav·ing: bequeath devise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. leave I …   Law dictionary

  • leave something aside — ˌleave sthaˈside derived to not consider sth • Leaving the expense aside, do we actually need a second car? Main entry: ↑leavederived …   Useful english dictionary

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  • leave — 1 /li:v/ verb past tense and past participle left LEAVE A PLACE, VEHICLE 1 LEAVE (I, T) to go away from a place or a person: What time did you leave the office? | They were so noisy that the manager asked them to leave. (+ for): They re leaving… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • leave — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Godspeed, OK, abandon, abdicate, abrupt, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, abstain from, accord, add a codicil, adieu, admission, admit, alienate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leave — I v 1. quit, depart, go away, go along, take one’s leave, take leave; part, part company, separate from, go, go out, be off, get off, exit, make an exit, make off, be gone; push off, shove off, Inf. hightail it, Inf. buzz along, Inf. (both usu.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • leave — [[t]li͟ːv[/t]] ♦ leaves, leaving, left 1) VERB If you leave a place or person, you go away from that place or person. [V n] He would not be allowed to leave the country... [V n] I simply couldn t bear to leave my little girl …   English dictionary


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