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"innocent" in British English

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innocentadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt/ us   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt/
  • innocent adjective (NOT GUILTY)

B2 (of a person) not guilty of a particular crime: He firmly believes that she is innocent of the crime.
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innocently
adverb uk   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt.li/ us   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt.li/
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.

innocentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt/ us   /ˈɪn.ə.sənt/
(Definition of innocent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"innocent" in American English

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innocentadjective

us   /ˈɪn·ə·sənt/
(of a person) not guilty of a particular crime, or having no knowledge of the unpleasant and evil things in life, or (of words or an action) not intended to cause harm: He pleaded innocent to all charges against him. It was a totally innocent kind of mistake. Several innocent bystanders (= people who were not involved but who were there by chance) were injured when his car slid off the road.
innocently
adverb us   /ˈɪn·ə·sənt·li/
Some people innocently drove into the contaminated area.
(Definition of innocent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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