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English definition of “innocent”

innocent

adjective (NOT INTENDED TO HARM)    /ˈɪn.ə.sənt/
C2 (of a thing) not intended to harm anyone: It was an innocent remark, I didn't mean to hurt his feelings. innocently     /-li/ adverb B2 "Have I done something wrong?", she asked innocently (= seeming not to have done anything wrong). He said he had obtained the television innocently, not knowing it had been stolen.Innocent
(Definition of innocent adjective (NOT INTENDED TO HARM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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