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external meaning and definition

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Definition of external (noun)

  1. outward features
    • "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

EXTERNAL adjective

Definition of external (adjective)

  1. happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • "the external auditory canal"; "external pressures"
    • antonym: internal
  2. coming from the outside
    • "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
    • synonyms: extraneous, outside
  3. from or between other countries
    • "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"
    • synonyms: international, outside
  4. purely outward or superficial
    • "external composure"; "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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