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laymannoun [C]

us   /ˈleɪ·mən/ also layperson, /ˈleɪˌpɜr·sən/ , laywoman, /ˈleɪ·wʊm·ən/
a person who is not trained in or does not have a detailed knowledge of a particular subject: The book is supposed to be the layman’s guide to home repair.
A layman or layperson is also a member of a religion who is not a member of the clergy.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Turkish meslekten olmayan/deneyimsiz kişi…
in Russian непрофессионал…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Polish laik…
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