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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neglect.

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Examples

  • Married, and with a family, he would have had them to interest him; but, as it was, he had only to think of his own aches and ills, and, perhaps, past follies; and to brood over what he called the neglects he had experienced from his ungrateful country.

    The Pirate of the Mediterranean A Tale of the Sea

  • His argument, essentially, is that Sorkin neglects to consider the original value of the government's stake in equity, which, if the company is currently worth $26 billion and the government currently owns 80 percent of that, is about $21 billion.

    Will Taxpayers Turn A Profit On The AIG Bailout? Not So Fast

  • But Bernstein neglects to mention that Judge Kaplan's detailed and lengthy opinion explaining his ruling also reveals that he found that government witness - a man who allegedly sold TNT to Ghailani, but who never testified in any of the earlier trials of the bombings -- to be completely untrustworthy and unreliable.

    Daphne Eviatar: Criticism of Federal Courts for Terrorism Trials Once Again Falls Flat

  • Finkelstein neglects to mention the even greater sin of David Steel: he was dreadfully, irritatingly boring.

    Those Rascally Libs

  • It will put up with many slights and neglects from the person it loves, and wait long to see the kindly effects of such patience on him.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • While this call neglects the high safety standards that Europe already has in place, especially in the UK after the Piper Alpha enquiry and the subsequent

    The Guardian World News

  • (the skin blemish), which states that it derives from a word in Old English, but neglects to say that the Old English word is māl.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XX No 1

  • However, seeing the "elite" as being composed of readers rather than writers does maybe make sense of why the adversarial use of the term neglects what I refer to as the "commercial elite" in favour of the "critical elite".

    Essay Rant Thingy

  • "People who actually have been in combat - it kind of neglects what they're going through."

    Heroes or Villains?

  • I mean, a few years back he advocates for single payer, but now he somehow loses track of all that, or just "neglects" to bring it up?

    New Hillary Campaign Video Hits Obama On Health Care

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