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negligent

adjective  us   /ˈneɡ·lɪ·dʒənt/
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]  us   /ˈneɡ·lə·dʒəns/
She charged her landlord with negligence for not repairing leaks that ruined her rugs.
Translations of “negligent”
in Korean 무관심한…
in Arabic مُهمِل…
in Portuguese negligente, descuidado…
in Catalan negligent…
in Japanese 怠慢な…
in Italian negligente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疏忽的,失職的…
in Russian относящийся к чему-либо халатно, небрежно…
in Turkish ihmalkâr, dikkatsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疏忽的,失职的…
in Polish niedbały, zaniedbujący obowiązki…
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