naive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/naɪˈiːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɑˈiv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nä ēv)

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naive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a naive [child, tourist, client]
  2. you're so naive!
  3. don't be so naive!
  4. (just) can't believe how naive I was!
  5. is so naive she believes (that)
  6. too naive to [see, think, believe, understand, suggest]
  7. very naive when it comes to [poker, relationships]
  8. very naive about [politics, relationships]
  9. was naive about [how, how much, why, where]
  10. you must be very naive if you [think, believe]
  11. is a naive way to think
  12. a naive [thought, argument, outlook, attitude]
  13. a naive [approach, solution] to the [problem, situation]
  14. [seen as, thought of as, considered] naive
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