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noun. 1. an individual who doesn't belong to one's group, especially one who is seen with suspicion. 2. with regard to group conversations, a group member who isn't capable of engaging completely because they aren't familiar with the problems being discussed.

OUTSIDER: "Natalia said she unwilling to befriend the new student, who was made to feel like an outsider, until Rose approached her."

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