Definition of bystander in English:
A person who is present at an event or incident but does not take part: water cannons were turned on marchers and innocent bystanders alike
More example sentences
- Yet you are given the impression that the author was an innocent bystander to events which were supposed to have been under his control.
- Several bystanders witnessed the incident and said that the appellant appeared calm afterwards.
- Military officials have said the order to strike again would not have been given had many bystanders been present.
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