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English definition of “negligent”

negligent

adjective  /ˈneɡ·lɪ·dʒənt/ us  
failing to be careful enough or to give enough attention to your responsibilities, esp. when this results in harm or loss to others
negligence
noun [U]  /ˈneɡ·lə·dʒəns/ us  
She charged her landlord with negligence for not repairing leaks that ruined her rugs.
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