UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/nɪˈglɛktɪd/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a neglected [child, boy, girl, puppy]
  2. am starting to feel neglected
  3. a commonly neglected [question, issue]
  4. a neglected [field, yard, area, building, town]
  5. (the area) went neglected for [years, decades, generations]
  6. [restore, revitalize, address] a neglected area
  7. a neglected area of [science, research, technology]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [parents, teachers] neglected their [children, students]
  2. neglected his [duties, responsibilities, obligation]
  3. the [workers, parents, police] neglected their [duties]
  4. neglected by her [parents]
  5. neglected for [days, months, years]
  6. neglected to [mention, pay, tell, answer]
  7. neglected to [inform, tell] me [that, of]
  8. [don't, do not] neglect to [tell, inform]
  9. [don't, do not] neglect your [teeth, health]
  10. neglected to pay for the meal, damage]
  11. neglected to pay [the fine, their fees, the bill]
  12. neglect the [fact, point] (that)
  13. neglect [an area, the building, the land]
  14. the [area] was neglected (for years)
  15. neglected and [disused, abandoned, forgotten]
  1. suffering from neglect
  2. the neglect of a [child, baby, student]
  3. the [house, property] was left in total neglect
  4. the total neglect of the [house]
  5. the [house] is [ruined, crumbling] from years of neglect
  6. is in a [shameful, pitiful, terrible] state of neglect
  7. a beautiful [plot, landscape, property] ruined by neglect
  8. the neglect of your [duties, responsibilities]
  9. a blatant neglect of
  10. neglect and [abuse, exploitation]
  11. legal cases of neglect
  12. charged with [severe, serious] neglect
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