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English definition of “fence-sitter”

fence-sitter

noun [C]     disapproving
someone who supports both sides in a disagreement because they cannot make a decision or do not want to annoy or offend either sideDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating fence-sitting     noun [U]
(Definition of fence-sitter noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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