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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances; The trait of shirking responsibilities and lacking concern.

Usage examples (34)
  • We are specialist solicitors dealing with all types of accident claims, including clinical negligence.
  • But the general idea here, when you hear the term negligence is a lack of care, a lack of reasonable behavior on the part of the owners here.
  • The Bamforth's filed suit for what they call negligence on the zoo's part.
  • Retired marine General Tony Zinni says in the lead up to the war, he witnessed what he called negligence, irresponsibility, lying, incompetence and corruption. for more
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