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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
negligence /'neglidʤəns/
  • danh từ
    • tính cẩu thả, tính lơ đễnh
    • việc cẩu thả; điều sơ suất
    • sự phóng túng (trong nghệ thuật)
Concise Dictionary
+failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
+the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

Thesaurus Dictionary
inattention, inattentiveness, indifference, carelessness, unconcern, dereliction, failure, failing, heedlessness, laxity, laxness, disregard, oversight, omission, inadvertence, neglect, remissness, forgetfulness, oscitancy or oscitance:
The car crash was attributed to the lorry driver's negligence.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] (formal or law) the failure to give sb/sth enough care or attention: The accident was caused by negligence on the part of the driver. + The doctor was sued for medical negligence.
Collocation Dictionary


gross | contributory
The plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence for failing to wear a crash helmet.
| medical, professional | criminal


be guilty of | accuse sb of, allege, claim, sue for
The solicitor was accused of professional negligence.
| deny | prove | arise from
death arising from negligence


case | claim


by ~
His death was brought about by negligence on the doctor's part.
| through ~
damage to company property through negligence
| ~ in
negligence in navigation


a finding of negligence
The court made a finding of contributory negligence.
| the result of (the) negligence
The accident was the result of negligence on the part of the driver.

More information about CRIMES


be guilty of, commit ~
Two key witnesses at her trial committed perjury.

accuse sb of, charge sb with ~
He has been accused of her murder.

convict sb of, find sb guilty of ~
She was found guilty of high treason.

acquit sb of ~
The engineer responsible for the collapse of the bridge was acquitted of manslaughter.

admit, confess to, deny ~
All three men have denied assault. She admitted 33 assault charges.

plead guilty/not guilty to ~
He pleaded guilty to a charge of gross indecency.

investigate (sb for) ~
She is being investigated for suspected bribery.

be suspected for/of ~
He was the least likely to be suspected of her murder.

be/come under investigation for ~
She was the second minister to come under investigation for corruption.

be wanted for ~ be wanted on charges of ~
He was wanted on charges of espionage.

a case, crime, murder, robbery, theftThe police and the public must work together to solve the murder.

arrest sb for ~
Jean was arrested for arson.

be tried for, stand trial for ~
to stand trial for extortion

~ case/trial
The nurse's murder trial continues.

~ charge
The police agreed to drop the conspiracy charges against him.

a charge/count of ~
The jury convicted her on two counts of theft.

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