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American English: /ˈnɛɡlədʒənt/
British English: /ˈnɛɡlɪdʒənt/

Translation of negligent in Spanish:


  • 1 (careless) 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.

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