External - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɜːrnl|  American pronunciation of the word external
Brit.  |ɪkˈstəːn(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word external

noun

- outward features

adjective

- coming from the outside (syn: extraneous, outside)
- from or between other countries(syn: international, outside)
- purely outward or superficial

Examples

the external features of the building

the external signs of the disease

Low birth weight may be caused by external factors, such as smoking during pregnancy.

China will not tolerate any external interference in its affairs.

The job should be advertised internally and externally.

he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion

All external woodwork to receive three coats of paint.

Environment, or the sum total of the external conditions of life.

Their external prosperity was not alloyed by troubles from within.

External doors should be of robust construction.

The play portrays a good marriage torn apart by external forces.

Drivers, security guards and cleaners were outsourced from external agencies.

Why do executives employ external advisors to span the boundaries of the firm?

a cosmological argument is an argument that the universe demands the admission of an adequate external cause which is God

Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Foreign /External/ Affairs

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