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laypersonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈleɪpɜːsən/ (plural laypeople) (also layman (plural laymen))
someone who is not an ​expert in or does not have a detailed ​knowledge of a particular ​subject: Any layperson can sit down at this console and begin doing ​productivework in ​minutes. To the layman these ​rules may seem unnecessarily complex. Can you explain in layman's ​terms exactly what your ​job involves?
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