Extrinsic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eksˈtrɪnsɪk|  American pronunciation of the word extrinsic
Brit.  |ɪkˈstrɪnsɪk|  British pronunciation of the word extrinsic

adjective

- not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

extrinsic evidence
an extrinsic feature of the new building
that style is something extrinsic to the subject
looking for extrinsic aid

Examples

You have to consider any extrinsic factors in the success of the business.

...the fact that the ring belonged to your grandmother is extrinsic to its value to a jeweler...

Staff who complete extra qualifications receive no extrinsic rewards (=no extra money etc).

a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors

an extrinsic feature of the new building

that style is something extrinsic to the subject

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