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outsider

noun [C]     /ˌaʊtˈsaɪdər/
WORKPLACE someone who is paid by a company or organization to do a particular job , but who is not a permanent employee : In 2009, the company hired an outsider with marketing experience in an effort to revive its business .
someone who is not directly involved in a situation : To outsiders, it looked as if the company was doing well.
(Definition of outsider noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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