Meaning of “negligence” in the English Dictionary

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"negligence" in Business English

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negligencenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈneɡlɪdʒəns/ us LAW

failure to give enough care or attention to someone or something that you are responsible for:

alleged/criminal/professional negligence She is claiming damages for alleged negligence in the handling of a commercial transaction.
The company was sued for gross negligence after the death of the two employees.

(Definition of “negligence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)