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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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laymanlay‧man /ˈleɪmən/ noun (plural laymen /-mən/) [countable]  1 NOT KNOWsomeone who is not trained in a particular subject or type of work, especially when they are being compared with someone who islaywoman opp expert To the layman (=laymen in general) all these plants look pretty similar. If you don’t understand what the doctor says, ask to have it explained in layman’s terms (=in simple language).2 RRRELIGIONsomeone who is not a priest but is a member of a churchlaywoman
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the laymanThe report was readable and understandable to the layman.
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