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unwittingly

[ uhn-wit-ing-lee ]
/ ʌnˈwɪt ɪŋ li /
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adverb

without meaning to; unintentionally: Users who visit infected websites could unwittingly download malware that steals information in their computers.
through ignorance; through lack of knowledge or awareness: A number of women have been unwittingly lured into this scheme by being told they were working on a very important project.

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