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  • 1 naïve — naïve …

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  • 2 Naïve — may refer to:*a French loanword (adjective, form of naïf ) indicating having or showing a lack of experience, understanding or sophistication*Naïve art, art created by untrained artists, or artists aspiring to naïve realisations *Naïve realism, a …

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  • 3 Naive — Naïve Records Cet article a pour sujet le label nommé Naïve. Pour une définition du mot « naïve », voir l’article naïve du Wiktionnaire. Filiale de …

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  • 4 Naïve — Records Cet article a pour sujet le label nommé Naïve. Pour une définition du mot « naïve », voir l’article naïve du Wiktionnaire. Filiale de …

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  • 5 naive — UK / US or naïve UK [naɪˈiːv] / US [nɑˈɪv] adjective a) a naive person lacks experience of life and tends to trust other people and believe things too easily a naive 17 year old b) typical of a naive person a naive question Derived words: naively …

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  • 6 naïve — naive UK / US or naïve UK [naɪˈiːv] / US [nɑˈɪv] adjective a) a naive person lacks experience of life and tends to trust other people and believe things too easily a naive 17 year old b) typical of a naive person a naive question Derived words:… …

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  • 7 NAIVE — prend forme en 2002 alors que Philippe Ouellette et Laurent Choinière se rencontrent et créent un groupe qu’ils nomment Wendy’s Dreaming. À cette époque, Philippe et Laurent sont tous deux guitaristes. Aujourd’hui, ils sont respectivement… …

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  • 8 naive — or naïve [nä ēv′] adj. [Fr, fem. of naïf < L nativus, natural, NATIVE] 1. unaffectedly, or sometimes foolishly, simple; childlike; artless 2. not suspicious; credulous naively adv. naïvely SYN. NAIVE implies a genuine, innocent simplicity or… …

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  • 9 naive — a*ive , naive a*[ i]ve (n[aum]*[=e]v ), a. [F. na[ i]f, fem. na[ i]ve, fr. L. nativus innate, natural, native. See {Native}, and cf. {Na[ i]f}.] 1. Having native or unaffected simplicity; ingenuous; artless; frank; as, na[ i]ve manners; a na[… …

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  • 10 naive — a*ive , naive a*[ i]ve (n[aum]*[=e]v ), a. [F. na[ i]f, fem. na[ i]ve, fr. L. nativus innate, natural, native. See {Native}, and cf. {Na[ i]f}.] 1. Having native or unaffected simplicity; ingenuous; artless; frank; as, na[ i]ve manners; a na[… …

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  • 11 naive — (adj.) 1650s, natural, simple, artless, from Fr. naïve, fem. of naïf, from O.Fr. naif naive, natural, genuine; just born; foolish, innocent; unspoiled, unworked (13c.), from L. nativus not artificial, also native, rustic, lit. born, innate,… …

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  • 12 naivė — naivė̃ sf. (4) žr. naiva: Jam kažkokia naivė̃ pristojusi: kelinti metai nė dirbti, nė valgyti kaip reikiant gali PnmR …

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  • 13 naive — (also naïve) ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement. 2) (of art or an artist) produced in or adopting a simple, childlike style which deliberately rejects sophisticated techniques. DERIVATIVES naively adverb. ORIGIN French, from… …

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  • 14 naive — I adjective believing, callow, childish, childlike, credulous, deceivable, deludable, dupable, exploitable, foolable, green, gullible, immature, inexperienced, innocent, natural, open, plain, provincial, simple, simplex, trusting, unaffected,… …

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  • 15 naive — unsophisticated, artless, ingenuous, *natural, simple Analogous words: *sincere, unfeigned: *spontaneous, impulsive, instinctive: fresh, original (see NEW) …

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  • 16 naive — meaning ‘lacking experience or judgement’, is originally the feminine of the French word naïf, which is no longer used in English. It is generally pronounced in a quasi French way nah eev or niy eev, but it now spelt without an accent on the i.… …

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  • 17 naive — [adj] childlike, trusting aboveboard, artless, callow, candid, confiding, countrified, credulous, forthright, frank, fresh, green*, guileless, gullible, harmless, ignorant, impulsive, ingenuous, innocent, innocuous, instinctive, jejune, lamb*,… …

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  • 18 naïve — ● naïf, naïve adjectif et nom (latin nativus, naturel, de nasci, naître) Qui est ingénu, confiant et simple par inexpérience ou par nature : Les grâces naïves de l enfance. Qui est d une crédulité, d une candeur excessives, au point d être… …

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  • 19 naive — 01. I m not [naive] enough to think that my son will never get into trouble, but I think that if he does, we will be able to talk about it together. 02. When I was young, I [naively] believed that my parents were right about everything. 03. He… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 naive — adj. 1) naive of (that was naive of you) 2) naive to + int. (it s naive to trust everyone; you are naive to believe them) * * * naive to+ inf. (it s naive to trust everyone; you are naive to believe them) naiveof (that was naive of you) …

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