bystander


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bystander

One who stands nearby; generally understood to be a spectator of unfolding events—i.e., a nonparticipant.
References in classic literature ?
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [affecting great distinction of speech] Thenk you, teacher.
THE BYSTANDERS GENERALLY [demonstrating against police espionage] Course they could.
SEVERAL BYSTANDERS [encouraged by this seeming point of law] Yes: where's your warrant?
A bystander was trying to unsuccessfully pull the driver out of the vehicle.
of Western Ontario, Canada, provides administrators with an explanation and understanding of the bystander effect in bullying through the use of narrative and research data (personal anecdotes and description of social science research and studies).
STRICTLY A BYSTANDER Heavyweight boxer Audley Harrison, who last saw competitive action in BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing, was an interested bystander in the winner's enclosure after the Lingfield maiden win of Change The Subject, who is part-owned by his agent.
However, the bystander called 911 in only 34% of cases; this low rate is attributed to concern on the part of many bystanders that if they called the authorities, they risked arrest for illicit drug possession.
Negligent infliction of emotional distress (NIED) is a tort in which the plaintiff, usually a bystander, develops significant emotional distress after observing shocking injuries to a primary victim.
CPR, as distinct from public use of automatic defibrillators, has never been properly tested in trials, he writes, and the dismal outcomes associated with it may be evidence that standard bystander CPR simply doesn't work.
Last night, police urged the bystander to come forward to aid their inquiry.
In this paper, we will review the literature on engaging men as bystanders in IPV prevention and then present the results of an exploratory study with men who participated in a male bystander education program.
By definition, a bystander sees an event but doesn't do anything about it," Ms.