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English definition of “insider”

insider

noun [C]     /ɪnˈsaɪ.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
someone who is an accepted member of a group and who therefore has special or secret knowledge or influence: According to insiders, the committee is having difficulty making up its mind.Spying and espionageAware
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