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innocence

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɪn.ə.səns/
C1 the fact that someone is not guilty of a crime: She pleaded her innocence, but no one believed her. He was led away, protesting his innocence (= saying he was not guilty).C2 the quality of not having much experience of life and not knowing about the bad things that happen in life: She has a child-like innocence which I find very appealing.
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in Korean 무죄…
in Arabic بَراءة…
in Portuguese inocência…
in Catalan innocència…
in Japanese 無罪…
in Italian innocenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無罪, 天真, 無辜…
in Russian невиновность, невинность…
in Turkish suçsuzluk, masumiyet, saflık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无罪, 天真…
in Polish niewinność…
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