Care

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Definition: Care



What is the dictionary definition of Care?

Dictionary Definition


n. in law, to be attentive, prudent and vigilant. Essentially, care (and careful) means that a person does everything he/she is supposed to do (to prevent an accident). It is the opposite of negligence (and negligent), which makes the responsible person liable for damages to persons injured. If a person “exercises care,” a court cannot find him/her responsible for damages from an accident in which he/she is involved.


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Care. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/care/ (accessed: December 01, 2020).
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Care. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved December 01, 2020, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/care/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Care are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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