due care


: the care that an ordinarily reasonable and prudent person would use under the same or similar circumstances

called also ordinary care, reasonable care

see also due diligence compare fault, negligence

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“Due care.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/due%20care. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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