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Dictionary definition for: Neglect

1. (n) lack of attention and due care

2. (v) leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

3. (n) the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"

4. (v) fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib" "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

5. (n) willful lack of care and attention

6. (v) fail to attend to; "he neglects his children"

7. (n) the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

8. (v) give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"

9. (n) failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

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