pass over
transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to ignore in passing 2. to pay no attention to the claims of ; disregard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pass over — 1) PHRASAL VERB: usu passive If someone is passed over for a job or position, they do not get the job or position and someone younger or less experienced is chosen instead. [be V ed P for n] She claimed she was repeatedly passed over for… …   English dictionary

  • pass over — or[pass by] {v.} To give no attention to; not notice; ignore, * /I can pass over the disorderliness of the troops, but their disobedience is serious./ * /In choosing men to be given a salary raise, the foreman passed Mr. Hart by./ * /She was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass over — or[pass by] {v.} To give no attention to; not notice; ignore, * /I can pass over the disorderliness of the troops, but their disobedience is serious./ * /In choosing men to be given a salary raise, the foreman passed Mr. Hart by./ * /She was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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