Definition of 'innocent'
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How many innocent people could have been hurt or killed in that time? The Sun (2016)This has led to the death of a wholly innocent young man. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Watch out for those innocent civilians. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under British justice we are all innocent until proved guilty. The Sun (2016)We don't want innocent people convicted. The Sun (2016)Anyone who does it is well aware that they are risking their own life and liberty and the life of any innocent who gets in their way. The Sun (2016)We hope Britain remembers that he has emerged from his two-year trauma an entirely innocent man. The Sun (2016)So the simple question is:'Are we willing to risk killing innocent civilians if it means winning the war? The Sun (2016)Why should his name be tarnished if he has been proved innocent? The Sun (2013)How can you argue with the impulse to save innocent life? Times, Sunday Times (2006)What they do causes great inconvenience to innocent people. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The naive and innocent are lured away by unscrupulous agents. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What happened to innocent until proven guilty? The Sun (2016)This was an appalling crime carried out on an innocent young woman. The Sun (2007)What is innocent in one country might mean something quite different in another. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will consider the issue of innocent until proven guilty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We stand in solidarity with them in condemning these outrageous attacks against innocent people. The Sun (2016)The young are innocent and disorganised but nobody can stop them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need urgently to decide what behaviour is permissible in our streets to deter youth crime without penalising innocent play. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is one of life 's innocents. The Sun (2012)Please do warn innocent and comparatively naive people about these English parasites. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can bet on the death of innocent civilians in Syria. The Sun (2015)With crime you are innocent until proven guilty, in asylum it is guilty until proven innocent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said yesterday: 'I am completely innocent of these allegations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'innocent'
British English: innocent /ˈɪnəsənt/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is innocent, they did not commit a crime which they have been accused of.
He was sure that the man was innocent of any crime.
- American English: innocent
- Arabic: بَرِيءٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inocente
- Chinese: 无辜的
- Croatian: nevin
- Czech: nevinný
- Danish: uskyldig
- Dutch: onschuldig
- European Spanish: inocente
- Finnish: syytön
- French: innocent
- German: unschuldig
- Greek: αθώος
- Italian: innocente
- Japanese: 潔白な
- Korean: 순결한
- Norwegian: uskyldig
- Polish: niewinny
- European Portuguese: inocente
- Romanian: inocent
- Russian: невиновный
- Spanish: inocente
- Swedish: oskyldig
- Thai: ไร้เดียงสา
- Turkish: masum
- Ukrainian: невинний
- Vietnamese: ngây thơ
Definition of innocent from the Collins English Dictionary
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