Translation of innocent in Spanish:


inocente, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnəs(ə)nt//ˈɪnəsənt/


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    (not guilty)
    to be innocent of sth ser inocente de algo
    • In the US justice system if an innocent man found guilty at trial does not feign guilt and remorse he is likely to be mercilessly punished.
    • But knowledge of your wife's pregnancy is not a felony offense yet so he did not plead innocent or not guilty to that.
    • If we did follow a policy of no victims' names, we'd be horribly unfair to the other party, the person who's picked up for the crime and who is innocent until proved guilty.
    • Under Turkish law, everyone accused of a political or criminal offence is innocent until the crime is proved.
    • Thirty-two years ago since I was called to the Bar and in 32 years I have never known anybody who pleaded guilty when they were innocent.
    • The court found that the repudiation by the owners was wrongful and that the plaintiff was the innocent party.
    • Let the people, and the world, judge who is right and who is wrong, who is guilty and who innocent.
    • Everyone charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty in accordance with law.
    • The judge pointed out that the absence of previous convictions did not of itself mean that a defendant was innocent anymore than the existence of previous convictions meant that a defendant was guilty.
    • There is no doubt that the people who died were innocent of any wrongdoing, at both tragedies, but there were people at both tragedies who were not innocent; and they were not all policemen.
    • It is worth embarrassing the accuser, to avoid the risk of a wrongful conviction and possibly spare an innocent defendant years in prison.
    • The plaintiff was an innocent party and acted properly.
    • The innocent plaintiff is generally entitled to recover either expectation damages or reliance damages, but not both.
    • Between the wrongful conviction of the innocent and the wrongful acquittal of the guilty, the choice should always be, without any hesitation, the latter.
    • However, the consequences of choosing the cheaper route cannot be to deprive an innocent plaintiff of the ability to prove its case.
    • In French trials, defendants do not plead guilty or innocent at the start of proceedings.
    • They had to decide - on the basis of the legal arguments put forward - whether the defendant was guilty or innocent.
    • Until anyone is convicted of any crime, no matter how horrific the crime, they are innocent until proven guilty.
    • It's true that DNA serves a useful purpose both in clearing innocent suspects and convicting guilty ones, but mass testing is troublesome.
    • Since they just know whether a defendant is guilty or innocent, why worry about niceties of evidence?
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    • Niceland revolves around Jed - a simple, innocent young man who very likely has some sort of developmental disorder.
    • He is very innocent, even more naive than Sasha.
    • Little did I know that it would corrupt my innocent little mind.
    • They stand quite capable of transporting a willing listener back to the simpler, more innocent days of techno: the early 1990s.
    • I was still naïve, innocent, and open in seventh grade.
    • She was innocent, simple, and, no matter what tales of travel she told, most likely lost.
    • We grew up in a simpler, more innocent Ireland, a less-complicated Ireland.
    • So when I saw how innocent, how naive he was, I took it upon myself to be his mentor.
    • To rot this thread just a little I really think we've done children a complete disservice by assuming them to be naive, innocent little creatures.
    • You might think we are fools to be so naive, so innocent, so foolish.
    • Perhaps it is the illusion of a simpler, more innocent time that draws people unexpectedly under its power.
    • It allows us to revisit a time in our past when life was simpler and more innocent.
    • He was like a little child, too innocent, too naive.
    • He knows he is innocent and naïve - he doesn't always know what to do or say - but he believes it is important to be tough, and to belong.
    • In the light of this, one might be inclined to say that she is naïve or innocent or foolhardy.
    • You could believe he was a young cop because LAPD cops are big and strong and physical and he's also young and naïve and innocent and wide eyed.
    • Now, call me naive and slightly innocent… but I figured this was a safe thing to do.
    • She was simply too innocent, too naive to understand the look he had when he looked at her.
    • Her eyes always had a way of making everything seem so sweet, so innocent, and so simple.
    • Eddie is an innocent, naïve and wide-eyed security guard inadvertently caught up in Gary and Frank's plans.
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    (not malicious)
    (mistake/remark/game) inocente
    • Offending drivers are to be pulled over as part of a pilot scheme and ‘given advice’ rather than booked, on the basis that it is pointless fining people for innocent mistakes.
    • But where I think the learned judge has erred, is in making the possibility of such an innocent breach of the covenant a test of its validity.
    • It would seem the most innocent of Christmas stories.
    • My innocent pleasure in those evenings shattered when a local gossip spread the word that I was on the prowl for other women's husbands, one in particular.
    • I remind you again, this is university - it seems preposterous to me that a seemingly innocent event such as carrying home a drunken friend could wind you up in so much trouble.
    • So it could hardly have been an innocent mistake.
    • It was a simple question, an innocent question.
    • The notion that linking to such material is an innocent mistake that anyone could make is one that, for all my charitable instincts, I find difficult to swallow.
    • The mimicry programmes may be crude, but they are harmless and provide innocent fun to the audience.
    • As far as I'm concerned, this sounds like an innocent mistake.
    • I'd like to believe that the Times just made an innocent mistake.
    • I was present throughout it and that she should make up a story like that from such an innocent event is - I think it's disgraceful.
    • That seemingly innocent change has dramatic consequences for phenomenology.
    • We all agreed that the situation was purely innocent, harmless Internet fun.
    • You quickly and publicly recognize that even if it was an innocent mistake, his credibility is now so damaged that he can no longer help the party by remaining in the leadership.
    • The Republicans are acting like it was all an innocent mistake.
    • But their eagerly anticipated innocent pleasure has been jeopardised by the antics of a few selfish individuals on bikes.
    • A second change I have noticed has been the way in which people react to seemingly innocent events.
    • Ill-timed injury was partly to blame, but so was an innocent jest that went wrong.
    • When trainees have no riskfree way of getting adequate explanations, they may draw the wrong conclusions about entirely innocent research conduct.
  • 4literary

    to be innocent of sth ser inocente de algo
    • he is innocent of all guile es ajeno a toda malicia
    • He suggested it was worrying to players to suspect they could inadvertently test positive for a banned substance, believing it to be innocent of such chemicals.



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    (masculine and feminine) inocente
    an innocent abroad un inocentón
    • the Massacre of the Innocents la matanza de los inocentes