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Neglect

To pay little or no attention to. To fail to care for or attend to an asset properly. To fail to do or carry out, as through carelessness or lack of oversight. 

Some of the results of neglect are:
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Fig. A wooden door that has been neglected for many years.

See also:
Compare with:
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Fig. A roof that has been neglected for many years.


I. Care is attempting to slow down or reserve the sands of time so that he can undo the deferred maintenance
Fig. I. Care is attempting to slow down or reserve the sands of time so that he can undo the deferred maintenance. A futile but valiant attempt.



Chessboard analogy to illustrate neglect as one of the forces of retirement impacting upon the assets in a building
Fig. Chessboard analogy to illustrate neglect as one of the forces of retirement impacting upon the assets in a building.

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