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outsider

US [aʊtˈsaɪdər]
UK [aʊtˈsaɪdə(r)]
  • n.局外人;被认为无希望获胜的选手
  • Web外来者;圈外人;旁观者
Plural Form:outsiders  
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n.
1.
外人;局外人a person who is not accepted as a member of a society, group, etc.
Here she felt she would always be an outsider.
她在这里总觉得是个外人。
2.
(组织、行业)外部的人;外来者a person who is not part of a particular organization or profession
They have decided to hire outsiders for some of the key positions.
他们决定在某些关键职位上聘任外来人员。
To an outsider it may appear to be a glamorous job.
在外面的人看来,这似乎是一份令人向往的工作。
3.
(比赛中)不被看好的人(或动物)a person or an animal taking part in a race or competition that is not expected to win
The race was won by a 20–1 outsider.
比赛获胜者是匹不被看好、1 赔 20 的赛马。
To everyone's surprise, the post went to a rank outsider(= a complete outsider ) .
出人意料的是,那个职位竟然落到一个毫不起眼的人头上。

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