What does turn a blind eye mean?

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turn a blind eye

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turn a blind eye(verb)

    refuse to acknowledge

    "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"

Wiktionary

  1. turn a blind eye(Verb)

    To ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper.

How to pronounce turn a blind eye?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say turn a blind eye in sign language?

  1. turnablindeye

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turn a blind eye in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turn a blind eye in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of turn a blind eye in a Sentence

  1. Julian Fellowes:

    [Society] could turn a blind eye to a widow having an affair.

  2. John Kerry:

    The international community cannot turn a blind eye to such barbarism.

  3. Jeff Denham:

    Continuing to turn a blind eye to the deficiencies of this project is not acceptable when you’re playing with taxpayer dollars.

  4. Kitty Block:

    World leaders meeting in Japan this week should not turn a blind eye to the cruel assault planned on whales of the North Pacific.

  5. Xavier Becerra:

    Crimes like those alleged in this complaint have no place in our society. Period, we must not turn a blind eye to sexual violence and trafficking in our state.

Images & Illustrations of turn a blind eye

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