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English definition of “innocence”

innocence

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɪnəsəns/
NOT GUILTY the fact of not being guilty of a crime: She fought to prove her son's innocence.Innocent
NOT EXPERIENCED the quality of not having much experience of life and not knowing about the bad things that happen: the innocence of childhoodNaive and trustingInexperienced (of people)Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
(Definition of innocence from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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