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English definition of “negligent”

negligent

adjective
 
 
/ˈneɡlɪdʒənt/ LAW
not giving enough care or attention to someone or something that you are responsible for: It was necessary to prove that the manager had been negligent.be negligent in (doing) sth The court ruled that the company was negligent in manufacturing, selling, and testing its product. criminally/grossly negligent
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