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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The position or point of view taken by a person who observes an activity or situation but does not directly participate in it.

Usage examples (40)
  • Noun : a grocery store with a sideline of household furnishings
  • Verb (used with object) : An injury to his throwing arm sidelined the quarterback for two weeks
  • USA giving support and close monitoring at the sidelines is all we have to do.
  • Sitting on the sidelines is not what a President should do. for more
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