neglect

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
neglect

Third-person singular
neglects

Past tense
neglected

Past participle
neglected

Present participle
neglecting

  1. (transitive) If you neglect someone, you do not take care of them.

Noun[change]

Singular
neglect

Plural
neglect

  1. (uncountable) Neglect is the failure of somebody to do a duty.