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neglect
nɪ'glɛkt
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Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. Willful lack of care and attention.
  2. Failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.
  3. The trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern.
  4. Lack of attention and due care.
  5. The state of something that has been unused and neglected.
(动) As a verb
  1. Leave undone or leave out.
  2. Fail to attend to.
    • Give little or no attention to.
    • Fail to do something; leave something undone.
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