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insidernoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈsɑɪ·dər, ˈɪnˌsɑɪ-/
someone who is an ​acceptedmember of a ​group: His ​books have made him an insider in the ​musicworld.
(Definition of insider from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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insidernoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈsaɪdər/
WORKPLACE someone who is ​part of a ​group, or who ​works for a ​company or an ​organization and therefore has ​specialknowledge or ​influence: She has an insider's view of the often brutal nature of ​trading in the ​stockmarket. an industry insider
WORKPLACE, FINANCE someone who is in a high ​position in a ​company, or someone who ​owns ten or more ​percent of ​shares in a ​company: a company insider This ​formneeds to be ​filled out by any newly ​appointed corporate insider.
(Definition of insider from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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