Definition of "neglect"
  1. The failure to fulfill a responsibility due to carelessness, indifference, or intentional disregard
How to use "neglect" in a sentence
  1. The owner was charged with neglect after leaving the property in disrepair for several years.
  2. The officer was reprimanded for neglect of duty when he ignored the dispatcher's call.
  3. The bridge collapse was attributed to years of neglect by the city's infrastructure department.

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