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bystandernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbaɪˌstæn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
(Definition of bystander from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bystandernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪˌstæn·dər/
a ​person who is ​standing near and ​watching something that is ​happening but is not ​involved in it: Many ​innocent bystanders were ​injured by the ​explosion.
(Definition of bystander from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bystander”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旁观者…
in Turkish seyirci, civarda bulunan kişi, temaşa eden…
in Russian прохожий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旁觀者…
in Polish (przypadkowy) przechodzień…
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