accident-prone


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accident-prone

[′ak·sə‚dent ‚prōn]
(medicine)
Predisposed to sustain more accidents than others exposed to the same hazard.
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by first targeting the most precious, yet accident-prone segment of the community ie children and young students."
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By the end of 2013, road signs were restored on the roads of Bishkek-Osh, Bishkek-Naryn-Torugart, Chaldovar-Bishkek-Kemin; pavements of 7 accident-prone areas were rehabilitated; more than 518 road signs for 1 million somwere installed.
The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society attempts to put on a 1920s murder mystery but, as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong does, as the accident-prone thesps battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
This is a residential area and more importantly, there is a highly accident-prone curve along the road.
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The accident-prone (at least in her dramas this season) starlet was eating at a restaurant when she had to be admitted to hospital.
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Oliver discusses his accident-prone childhood and some of the good times he had growing up.
Eleven year-old Addie is accident-prone. However hard she tries at school and at home things often seem to go wrong.
There probably isn't much to choose between these two Hertfordshire pals and rivals, two men who look supreme on the floor but accident-prone on the stage.