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unwary

adjective uk   /ʌnˈweə.ri/ us    /-ˈwer.i/
not conscious of or careful about possible risks and dangers: Meanwhile, the cowboy trader is free to carry on ripping off unwary customers. A range of tax and technical issues can trip up the unwary (= unwary people).Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
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