criminal negligence

criminal negligence
Failure to use reasonable care, and thus put someone at risk of injury or death.

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  • criminal negligence — criminal neglect, malpractice, carelessness or inattention that is considered to be criminal in nature …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • criminal negligence — UK / US noun [uncountable] legal the crime of not doing something that would have prevented a serious accident …   English dictionary

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  • Negligence (disambiguation) — Negligence may refer to: In law Negligence, a concept in the law of tort Negligence per se, a legal doctrine whereby an act is considered negligent because it violates a statute or regulation Negligence in employment, several causes of action in… …   Wikipedia

  • negligence — negligence, neglect are not always clearly distinguished in use, even though the lines between them may be drawn with some clearness. Negligence stresses the quality or fact of being negligent or careless either as shown in a lack of care in the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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