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Pronunciation: /ˈneglɪdʒənt/

Translation of negligent in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (careless) negligente the judge found that he had been negligent el juez declaró que había sido negligente she was negligent about informing the authorities faltó a su deber de informar a las autoridades
    Example sentences
    • They would still be liable at common law for negligent installation or maintenance.
    • It is difficult for the claimant to say that the defendant was negligent in not seeing him, if he had not seen the defendant.
    • The judge held that the defendants were negligent and in breach of statutory duty and the claim was not statute barred.
    1.2 (nonchalant) [literary/literario] despreocupado

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