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ignorance

noun [U] uk   /ˈɪɡ.nər.əns/ us    /-nɚ-/
C2 lack of knowledge, understanding, or information about something: Public ignorance about the disease is still a cause for concern. Patients, it is claimed, were kept/left in ignorance of what was wrong with them.Unaware
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