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contributory negligence

noun [U]
 
 
LAW
a situation in which someone has part of the responsibility for their own injuries or loss because they were careless and did not prevent an accident or problem from happening: His damages were reduced for contributory negligence in failing to wear a seat belt.
Translations of “contributory negligence”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與有過失,共同過失…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与有过失,共同过失…
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