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  • adj. That cannot be ignored.


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  • The bright white edges brought the missing center into sharp and unignorable contrast.


  • Granada/Photofest Jeremy Brett One unignorable mark of Holmes's allure is the number of relatively highbrow writers who have schemed to bring him back to life.

    The Game Is Always Afoot

  • They communicate to you through a barely discernible but unignorable veil.

    Russell Brand on Amy Winehouse: 'We have lost a beautiful, talented woman'

  • You might not like what he says at times, but the way he says it is unignorable.

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  • "The mission is to be unignorable group in every community so there's pressure from everywhere to change--not to beat up on politicians, but to get entire communities to acheive a common goal."

    Grassroots Movement Launches Campaign To Cut LA School Drop Out Rates In Half

  • China faces a certain "unignorable" potential risks in some areas as global economic uncertainties are rising, and China's economy isn't yet balanced, coordinated and sustainable, the National Audit Office was cited as saying.

    China's Top Auditor Warns of Fiscal, Financial Risks

  • Milo Slade, a 33-year-old home health-care aide suffers from habitual, unignorable impulses to do any number of odd, "pressure-releasing" actions, from twisting open the vacuum-sealed tops of jelly jars (he keeps a supply on hand in his car trunk) to inducing others to speak aloud in spontaneous conversation a random word ( "loquacious," for instance) that has popped into Milo's head.

    Dangerous and Strange

  • This is unignorable, like the inevitability with which chatshow presenters used to invoke him as a "role model" for black kids and an egalitarian force in an "elitist" sport.

    'A Short History of Celebrity'

  • Meanwhile, the *d- in 'four' and the same *d- in 'eight' are derived from different sources which, by doing so, ignores the unignorable vowel harmony inherent in the attested Old Japanese set ie. mi- '3'/mu- '6'; yö- '4'/ya- '8'!

    How to make a mockery of Proto-Japanese

  • The commanders of both South African infantry and British armour had been almost traumatized by the whirling bloody dance of the last ten days, and were unlikely to make any sort of decisive move without orders of unignorable clarity.

    Sealing Their Fate


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