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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: spectare 'to watch', from specere 'to look (at)'

spectator

noun
     
Related topics: Leisure, Sport
spec‧ta‧tor [countable]
DSDL someone who is watching an event or game [↪ audience]:
The match attracted over 40,000 spectators.

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