the uninitiated

noun

Definition of the uninitiated

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

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“The uninitiated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20uninitiated. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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