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Definition of inattention noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inattention

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪnəˈtenʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnəˈtenʃn//
 
[uncountable] (usually disapproving)
 
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lack of attention The accident was the result of a moment's inattention. One moment of inattention when driving could be fatal.
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