the uninitiated

noun

: people who do not have knowledge of or experience with something
For the uninitiated, let me explain how this device works.

Examples of the uninitiated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the uninitiated, an Ornithopter is a nimble helicopter-like machine propelled by four precisely tuned oscillating wings. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 14 Feb. 2024 For the uninitiated, Google’s quarterly feature drop program adds new security patches and fresh features to select Pixel phones. Janhoi McGregor, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 For the uninitiated, Rotel dip is a combination of cheese, diced tomatoes, and green chilies—all melted together into a game-day appetizer that's most commonly served with tortilla chips. Betsy Cribb Watson, Southern Living, 6 Feb. 2024 The Hill, a widely read news source inside the Beltway, wrote a story about the letter that included background that may have enlightened the uninitiated. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Feb. 2024 For the uninitiated, that means dipping the floor-hinged clutch pedal, shifting to neutral, releasing the clutch, and then pressing it again to select the next ratio up or down the ’box. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 2 Feb. 2024 The Cougars are No. 4 in the latest NET rankings which, for the uninitiated, appears to track with a No. 1 seed in the NCAAs. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 18 Jan. 2024 First, for the uninitiated, this is what appellate argument is about. Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 13 Jan. 2024 For the uninitiated, resolving to eat more vegetarian meals may sound like resigning yourself to a future of listless salads. Tanya Sichynsky, New York Times, 1 Jan. 2024 See More

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“The uninitiated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20uninitiated. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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