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IGNORE Definition & Legal Meaning

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1. To be ignorant of. or unacquainted with.2. To disregard willfully; to refuse to recognize; to decline to take notice of. SeeCleburne County v. Morton, 09 Ark. 48, 00 3. W. 307.3. To reject as groundless, false or unsupported by evidence; as when a grand juryignores a bill of indictment.Ignoscitur ei qui sanguinem suum qualiter redemptum voluit. The lawholds him excused from obligation who chose to redeem his blood (or life) upon anyterms. Whatever a man may do under the fear of losing his life or limbs will not lie heldbinding upon him in law. 1 Bl. Comm. 131.


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