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adjective innocent pronunciation in British English /ˈɪnəs(ə)nt/
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    not guilty of a crime
    Under the law, everyone is considered innocent until proved guilty.
    the imprisonment of innocent people
    innocent of a crime/charge: She was completely innocent of any crime.
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The affair had begun innocently enough.


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