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naive also: naïve
American English: /naɪˈiv/
British English: /nʌɪˈiːv/
, /nɑːˈiːv/

Translation of naive in Spanish:


  • 1
    don't be so naive!
    ¡no seas tan ingenuo!
    Example sentences
    • His chronic lack of judgement and naive approach to the complexities of the society lead inevitably to tragedy.
    • He has been particularly criticized for lack of military experience and naive views of warfare.
    • They were naive with respect to the purpose of the experiment and none of them had participated in the previous experiment.
  • 2
    Example sentences
    • His style seems to represent a point halfway between naive art and Expressionism.
    • Like the sculpture, the images represent a very naive viewpoint in the art world.
    • The collection is striking in its combination of works from both the realms of art brut and naive art.
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