negligence on the part of an injured party that combines with the negligence of another in causing the injury, sometimes so as to diminish or bar the recovery of damages for the injury.
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Origin of contributory negligence
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby contributory negligence
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Example sentences from the Web for contributory negligence
All this was in as perfect accordance with law as our fellow-servant or contributory-negligence doctrines.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for contributory negligence
law failure by an injured person to have taken proper precautions to prevent an accident
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