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English definition of “irresponsible”


adjective  /ˌɪr·ɪˈspɑn·sə·bəl/ us  
not thinking carefully enough or not caring about what might result from actions taken: [+ to infinitive] It would have been irresponsible to let Claire drive home when she was so tired.
adverb  /ˌɪr·ɪˈspɑn·sə·bli/ us  
(Definition of irresponsible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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