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English definition of “ingénue”

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 plays Kinds of womenMen and womenCharacters in literature and film
(Definition of ingénue noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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