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neglect

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1neglect/nɪˈglɛkt/verb
neglectsneglectedneglecting
1neglect
/nɪˈglɛkt/
verb
neglectsneglectedneglecting
Learner's definition of NEGLECT  
[+ object]
: to fail to take care of or to give attention to (someone or something)
: to fail to do (something) — often followed by to + verb
2neglect/nɪˈglɛkt/noun
2neglect
/nɪˈglɛkt/
noun
Learner's definition of NEGLECT  
[noncount]
: lack of attention or care that someone or something needs — often + of
: the condition of not being taken care of
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