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inattentiveadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.əˈten.tɪv/ us   /ˌɪn.əˈten.t̬ɪv/ disapproving
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inattentiveadjective

us   /ˌɪn·əˈten·tɪv/
not listening to what is being said or giving your attention to what is happening: Barbara has been inattentive in class lately.
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Translations of “inattentive”
in Spanish poco atento, distraído, despistado…
in Vietnamese lơ là…
in Malaysian tidak memberikan perhatian…
in Thai เพิกเฉย…
in French inattentif…
in German unaufmerksam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫不经心的,不注意的…
in Indonesian lalai, kurang memperhatikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫不經心的,不注意的…
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“inattentive” in British English

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