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English definition of “ingénue”


noun [C]     /ˈæ̃n.ʒeɪ.nuː/ US  /ˈæn.ʒə-/ formal
a young woman who has little experience and is very trusting, especially as played in films and playsKinds of womenMen and womenCharacters in literature and film
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