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不作为行为

03:31 Mar 19, 2005
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Chinese term or phrase: 不作为行为
原文: "这是典型的不作为行为......"
What's the English for "不作为行为(noun phrase)?"

Thanks a lot!
Chinoise
Local time: 08:58


Summary of answers provided
5 +1inaction
albertdeng
5 +1nonfeasance behavior
Philip Tang
5abstain from an act
Andreas Yan
4This is typical non-responsive behavior
Yi Yuan
4TRY
jyuan_us
4do-nothing behavior
Jianming Sun


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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
do-nothing behavior


Explanation:
do-nothing behavior

Jianming Sun
Local time: 19:58
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
不作为行为
abstain from an act


Explanation:
Or: act of omission; negative act; omission.

Andreas Yan
Local time: 07:58
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
不作为行为
TRY


Explanation:
Being irresponsible

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Note added at 5 hrs 2 mins (2005-03-19 08:33:38 GMT)
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Just not doing one\'s job. not doing what one is supposed to do.

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Note added at 5 hrs 3 mins (2005-03-19 08:35:00 GMT)
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NOun: Failure to do what one is supposed to do

jyuan_us
United States
Local time: 07:58
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PRO pts in category: 20
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
inaction


Explanation:
inaction-failing to act

albertdeng
New Zealand
Local time: 00:58
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  shlconsultan (X)
12 hrs
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15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
~{2;WwN*PPN*~}
This is typical non-responsive behavior


Explanation:
~{2;WwN*PPN*~} -- non-responsive, not doing what one is supposed to do.

Yi Yuan
United States
Local time: 07:58
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
不作为行为
nonfeasance behavior


Explanation:
nonfeasance behavior

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Note added at 1 day 4 hrs 18 mins (2005-03-20 07:49:33 GMT)
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If you wish describe something illegal, use

MISFEASANCE or MALFEASANCE.

Philip Tang
China
Local time: 19:58
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 8

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agree  Edward LIU: nonfeasance
18 mins
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