Definition of "negligence"
  1. A failure to exercise the care that a reasonably prudent person would have under similar circumstances, leading to harm or property damage to another person
How to use "negligence" in a sentence
  1. The restaurant owner was sued for negligence after a customer slipped on a wet floor and injured themselves.
  2. A building collapse was attributed to negligence by the construction company.
  3. The driver's negligence caused a serious car accident when he failed to stop at a red light.

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