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whakapaepae Play

1. (verb) to pay attention.

Kotahi anake te pānuitanga o te rārangi ingoa nei, nō reira me whakapaepae mai ō koutou taringa (HJ 2015:87). / This list of names will be read out only once, so you should pay attention.

2. (noun) assertion, accusation, allegation, blame, complaint, charge.

Ka whakatūngia he komiti hei titiro i te whakapaepae (KO 10/9/1990:2). / A committee was established to took into the allegation.

Synonyms: whakapā hē, heitara, whakapae, kupu whakapae

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