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1. contributory

adjective. ['kənˈtrɪbjəˌtɔri'] tending to bring about; being partly responsible for.

Synonyms

  • contributive
  • tributary
  • contributing
  • conducive

Antonyms

  • distributary
  • unobligated
  • primary
  • noncausal

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Words that Rhyme with Contributory Negligence

Example sentences of the word contributory-negligence


1. Noun Phrase
For some years, California was a contributory negligence state.

2. Noun Phrase
States faced with this situation usually opt for either a contributory negligence approach or a comparative negligence approach.

3. Noun Phrase
For years it used the contributory negligence approach.

4. Noun Phrase
Under contributory negligence, the car driver could not recover a dime from the truck driver.

2. negligence

noun. ['ˈnɛglədʒəns, ˈnɛglɪdʒəns'] failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.

Synonyms

  • comparative negligence
  • criminal negligence
  • dodging
  • neglect
  • nonachievement
  • carelessness
  • escape
  • culpable negligence
  • nonaccomplishment
  • concurrent negligence
  • nonperformance
  • neglect of duty
  • dereliction
  • contributory negligence

Antonyms

  • truth
  • mind
  • attend to
  • pay up

3. negligence

noun. ['ˈnɛglədʒəns, ˈnɛglɪdʒəns'] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern.

Synonyms

  • laxity
  • slackness
  • neglect
  • carelessness
  • remissness
  • sloppiness
  • willful neglect
  • delinquency
  • laxness
  • dereliction

Antonyms

  • keep track
  • attend
  • improvement
  • attention
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