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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (quality of being careless)
a. imprudence
La imprudencia de Juan al opinar le traerá problemas tarde o temprano.Sooner or later, the imprudence of Juan's comments will get him into trouble.
2. (lack of care)
a. carelessness
La imprudencia del conductor puso en peligro a los ocupantes del vehículo.The driver's carelessness put the occupants of the vehicle at risk.
b. recklessness
Por todo el monte, hay señales de advertencia sobre la imprudencia de lanzar una colilla encendida a una zona de hierba seca.All over the mountain, there are warning signs about the recklessness of throwing a lit cigarette end into an area of dry grass.
3. (lack of diplomacy)
a. indiscretion
Me enfadé por la imprudencia de Mario al preguntar por qué me divorcié.I got angry because of Mario's indiscretion asking me why I got divorced.
4. (legal)
a. negligence
El conductor fue acusado de negligencia y ordenado a pagarle indemnización a la víctima.The driver was accused of negligence and ordered to pay compensation to the victim.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (falta de prudencia; en los actos)
a. carelessness, recklessness
2. (en los comentarios)
a. indiscretion
3. (law)
imprudencia temerariacriminal negligence
4. (acción)
a. careless o reckless act, indiscretion
5. (dicho indiscreto)
a. tactless remark, indiscretion
6. (dicho desacertado)
a. foolish o reckless remark
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1 (cualidad) (al hacer algo) imprudence; rashness; (al averiguar algo) indiscretion
2 (acción)
fue una imprudencia del conductor it was the driver's carelessness
imprudencia temeraria criminal negligence
ser acusado de conducir con imprudencia temeraria to be charged with dangerous driving
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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