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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcavaliercav‧a‧lier /ˌkævəˈlɪə◂ $ -ˈlɪr◂/ adjective [usually before noun]  CARELESSnot caring enough about rules, principles, or people’s feelings a cavalier attitude to the laws
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cavalierThe Clinton administration is less cavalier.Increasingly, this right is treated with cavalier disregard by governments.Newcomers such as the Green Party can not treat the electorate in such a cavalier fashion.During 1661, a new parliament had been called, which was distinctly cavalier in character.Its cavalier treatment of human system factors produces alienation and stifles motivation.A cavalier unconcern about such consequences is too often the response of powerful mental health professionals who create categories of abnormality.Confidence in the decisions of the banks is not helped by the cavalier way in which credit is priced.cavalier attitudeThis cavalier attitude assumes that people know how much inflation to expect.A cavalier attitude to purdah was one thing; for a woman to be seen exposing her nether regions quite another.
CavalierCavalier noun  a supporter of King Charles I against parliament in the English Civil War of the 17th century, in which the Cavaliers fought against the roundheads
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