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English definition of “on the sidelines”

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on the sidelines

not taking part in an activity: Several countries chose to remain on the sidelines during the war.
Translations of “on the sidelines”
in Russian со стороны…
in Turkish arka plânda, geride, fazla ortada görünmeyen…
in Polish z boku…
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