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irresponsible

adjective uk   /ˌɪr.ɪˈspɒn.sɪ.bl̩/ us    /-ˈspɑːn-/ disapproving
B2 not thinking enough or not worrying about the possible results of what you do: [+ to infinitive] It would be irresponsible to ignore these warnings.
irresponsibly
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
It's unlike you to behave so irresponsibly.
irresponsibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪr.ɪˌspɒn.səˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ˌspɑːn.səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
It was an act of gross irresponsibility to leave someone who wasn't properly trained in charge of the machine.
Translations of “irresponsible”
in Korean 무책임한…
in Arabic غَير مَسؤول, مُستَهتِر…
in French irresponsable…
in Turkish sorumsuz, vurdum duymaz, mesuliyetsiz…
in Italian irresponsabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不負責任的,無責任感的…
in Russian безответственный…
in Polish nieodpowiedzialny…
in Spanish irresponsable…
in Portuguese irresponsável…
in German verantwortungslos…
in Catalan irresponsable…
in Japanese 無責任な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不负责任的,无责任感的…
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