Definition of inadvertently in English:

inadvertently

adverb

  • Without intention; accidentally:

    ‘his name had been inadvertently omitted from the list’
    • ‘Many if not most of the arsonists appeared to have started big fires inadvertently with small fires.’
    • ‘Sadly, we tried to usher the creature out the window, but ended up hitting it inadvertently.’
    • ‘In trying to get something he had inadvertently given something away.’
    • ‘To avoid being billed twice inadvertently, don't press any button more than once.’
    • ‘A monarchy which strives to avoid political controversy now finds itself inadvertently at the heart of it.’
    accidentally, by accident, unintentionally, unwittingly
    unawares, without noticing, in all innocence
    by mistake, mistakenly
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Pronunciation:

inadvertently

/ˌɪnədˈvəːt(ə)ntli/