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CHILD NEGLECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does child neglect mean? 

CHILD NEGLECT (noun)
  The noun CHILD NEGLECT has 1 sense:

1. failure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child

  Familiarity information: CHILD NEGLECT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHILD NEGLECT (noun)


Sense 1child neglect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Failure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("child neglect" is a kind of...):

abuse; ill-treatment; ill-usage; maltreatment (cruel or inhumane treatment)


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