Definition of 'bystander'
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In the same city a bystander was killed by a driver fleeing police. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The two guys just completely missed each other but hit an innocent bystander. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In an exchange of fire the attacker was wounded and a female bystander was injured by shrapnel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The suspect was pictured wielding a knife in a photograph taken by a bystander. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Residents say that many of the victims were innocent bystanders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The bystanders were hit when thugs on bikes opened fire a week ago. The Sun (2011)As well as claiming six lives the blast also injured a bystander. The Sun (2010)He survived but six bystanders were killed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His lawyers said that police had acknowledged he was an innocent bystander. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Finally he found a pleasant square where he took some pictures of buildings and then asked a bystander to take one of himself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In war, there are bystanders that get hit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Wrong for the poor bystanders, killed in the fighting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As soon as the record is confirmed, the organisers say that bystanders will be able to help themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Music was a mere bystander. The Sun (2009)A female bystander was also injured. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The only problem with bystanders, she says, is that they may miss things others think are obvious. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'bystander'
British English: bystander NOUN
A bystander is a person who is present when something happens and who sees it but does not take part in it.
It looks as if an innocent bystander was killed instead of you.
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