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ignorance

Pronunciation: /ˈɪgnərəns/

Translation of ignorance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • ignorancia (feminine) ignorance of sth ignorancia de algo ignorance of the law is no defense la ignorancia or el desconocimiento de la ley no exime de su cumplimiento I was kept in ignorance of the contents of the will me ocultaron el contenido del testamento he acted in ignorance of the enemy's intentions actuó desconociendo or ignorando las intenciones del enemigo ignorance is bliss ojos que no ven (corazón que no siente)
    Example sentences
    • Our fear is based on ignorance, they loftily believe, and can be safely dismissed.
    • There are vast tracts of ignorance in my knowledge and really there are lots of other people who know more than me.
    • The legacy of Lindh is the confusion and ignorance that afflicts today's referendum.

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