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    Isn't "Innocence" A Noun?

    Is it correct to use innocence instead of innocent in this position where we need here an adjective?


    To waste no time, the above named organizations have become perpetrators of crimes due to their unrealistic support of Bashir’s regime which has brutally been butchering
    innocence civilians in the Republic of South Sudan and other parts of the region right in front of their eyes.

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    Re: Isn't "Innocence" A Noun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    ... their unrealistic support of Bashir’s regime which has brutally been butchering innocence civilians in the Republic of South Sudan and other parts of the region right in front of their eyes.
    It's a mistake. The word needed here is 'innocent'.

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