bystander

[ bahy-stan-der ]
/ ˈbaɪˌstæn dər /

noun

a person present but not involved; chance spectator; onlooker.

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Origin of bystander

First recorded in 1610–20; by- + stand + -er1
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bystander
/ (ˈbaɪˌstændə) /

noun

a person present but not involved; onlooker; spectator
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