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"reckless" in American English

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recklessadjective

 us   /ˈrek·ləs/
showing a lack of care about risks or danger, and acting without thinking about the results of your actions: These punks have a reckless disregard for the law. He pleaded innocent to reckless driving charges.
recklessly
adverb  us   /ˈrek·ləs·li/
She spends her money recklessly.
recklessness
noun [U]  us   /ˈrek·ləs·nəs/
The accident was a result of recklessness.
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"reckless" in British English

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recklessadjective

uk   /ˈrek.ləs/  us   /ˈrek.ləs/
recklessly
adverb uk   /ˈrek.ləs.li/  us   /ˈrek.ləs.li/
She spends her money recklessly.
recklessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈrek.ləs.nəs/  us   /ˈrek.ləs.nəs/
The accident was a result of recklessness.
(Definition of reckless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reckless" in Business English

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recklessadjective

uk   us   /ˈrekləs/
taking risks and not caring about the possible dangers: They made increasingly reckless investments.reckless borrowing/lending/spending The government wants to crack down on decades of reckless lending by banks to unprofitable companies.
(Definition of reckless from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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