Internal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈtɜːrnl|  American pronunciation of the word internal
Brit.  |ɪnˈtəːn(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word internal
- occurring within an institution or community
- inside the country (syn: home, interior, national)
the nation's internal politics
- located inward (syn: inner, interior)
an internal sense of rightousness
- innermost or essential (syn: inner, intimate)
the internal contradictions of the theory

Examples

the internal structure of the planet

a patient who is experiencing internal bleeding

We have no interest in interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.

There's to be an internal inquiry into the whole affair.

They've knocked down a couple of internal walls.

The matter will be dealt with internally.

This medicine must not be taken internally.

Internal Revenue Service

the internal contradictions of the theory

They accused the U.S. of interfering in the internal affairs of other nations.

The Internal Revenue Service selected us for an audit.

The Internal Revenue Service audited him twice in 10 years.

There is internal pressure on the government to democratize.

...the panel decided to investigate the fraud charges against the company, which has always been reticent about its internal operations...

...a doctor with a specialty in internal medicine...

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