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descuido = carelessness masculine noun

descuido

masculine noun

English Translation of DESCUIDO

1
: carelessness, negligencela colisión ocurrió por un descuido del maquinista the crash was caused by a careless mistake on the part of the driver se me olvidó invitarla por descuido I carelessly forgot to invite her dejó caer el pañuelo como por descuido she dropped her handkerchief as if by accident
2
: slip, oversighten un descuido le robaron el bolso her bag was stolen when she wasn't looking or in a moment of inattention al menor descuido te puedes salir de la carretera if your attention wanders or if you get distracted, even for a moment, the car can go off the road

Examples of DESCUIDO

    no toleran el descuido en el aspecto externo they don't tolerate any carelessness in one's appearance con descuido carelessly

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