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unsuspecting
American English: /ˌənsəˈspɛktɪŋ/
British English: /ʌnsəˈspɛktɪŋ/

Translation of unsuspecting in Spanish:

adjective

  • to be unsuspecting
    no sospechar nada
    her husband was quite unsuspecting, assuming Joe was simply a friend
    su marido no sospechaba nada, creía que Joe era un simple amigo
    Example sentences
    • Nevertheless, the pose would have been construed as ridiculous had it been of an unwary and unsuspecting adult.
    • In this fantasy sequence, she is hardly, as the Crown insisted, an innocent, unsuspecting victim.
    • He is going toward the house where we left the unsuspecting Hero.

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