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layman

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈleɪ.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   ) (also layperson )

layman noun [C] (CHURCH)

someone who is part of a religious organization but who is not paid or specially trained

layman noun [C] (NOT TRAINED)

someone who is not trained in or does not have a detailed knowledge of a particular subject
Translations of “layman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Russian непрофессионал…
in Turkish meslekten olmayan/deneyimsiz kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Polish laik…
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