in layman's terms

in layman's terms
Phrased simply, without jargon.

Okay, let me explain this in laymans terms.


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  • Layman — The term layman originated from the use of the term laity, but over the centuries, changed definition to mean a person who is a non expert in a given field of knowledge .The concept of describing something has come into wide use in the English… …   Wikipedia

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  • layman — noun a) layperson, someone who is not an ordained cleric or member of the clergy Carmen is not a professional anthropologist, but strictly a layman. b) by analogy, someone who is not a professional in a given field Let me explain it to you in… …   Wiktionary

  • Iqbal terms — Here is a description of different terms used by Allama Iqbal, the poet philosopher of Islam. Terms Death Faith Faqr Life Love Nationalism Selfhood Time Life :Much above the fear of profit and loss is life!:Now the soul now the surrender of soul… …   Wikipedia

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