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layman

noun [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 .
Translations of “layman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Russian непрофессионал…
in Turkish meslekten olmayan/deneyimsiz kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教堂, 普通教徒,平信徒…
in Polish laik…
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