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harmlessadjective

uk   /ˈhɑːm.ləs/  us   /ˈhɑːrm.ləs/
B2 not able or not likely to cause harm: Peter might look a bit fierce, but actually he's fairly harmless. There were those who found the joke offensive, but Johnson insisted it was just a bit of harmless fun.

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adverb uk   /ˈhɑːm.ləs.li/  us   /ˈhɑːrm.ləs.li/
harmlessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈhɑːm.ləs.nəs/  us   /ˈhɑːrm.ləs.nəs/
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harmlessadjective

 us   /ˈhɑrm·ləs/
not able or likely to cause harm: Some think television hurts children and others regard it as harmless entertainment.
(Definition of harmless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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