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neglectedadjective

uk   us   /nɪˈɡlek.tɪd/
not ​receiving enough ​care or ​attention: She was ​distressed at how neglected the ​childrenlooked.
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(Definition of neglected from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 疏忽,忽视, 疏于照管…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疏忽,忽視, 疏忽照顧…
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