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unwitting

adjective [before noun] uk   /ʌnˈwɪt.ɪŋ/ us    /-ˈwɪt̬-/ formal
without knowing or planning: The two women claimed they were the unwitting victims of a drugs dealer who planted a large quantity of heroin in their luggage.Not expected or planned
unwittingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
I regret any anxiety which I may, unwittingly, have caused.Not expected or planned
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