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Definition outside
in various senses, including:
  • coming from or existing outside a place, organization or thing — as in "external trade"
  • forming or relating to an outside boundary — as in "external walls"
  • on the surface or superficial as contrasted to something that is deep or complete — as in "external appearances"
  • External trade makes up almost half of the country's economy.
external = outside (in this case, trade with people and companies in other countries)
  • This medicine is for external use only.
  • external = outside (of the body)
  • The external walls of the building are made of concrete and are eight inches thick.
  • External appearances are good, but I don't he real condition.
  • 80% of the country's debt is held externally.
  • Can she hold to her principles or will she give in to external pressure?
  • An external, certified audit is required each year.
  • The phone's camera can be used with external lenses.
  • What do you do for external backup of your data in case the phone is lost?
  • Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • external = outside
  • By what external standard could you check its judgements?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Power over matter — external reality, as you would call it — is not important.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • But I tell you, Winston, that reality is not external.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • You believe that reality is something objective, external, existing in its own right.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • For in that case each would still be a self-contained universe, freed forever from the sobering influence of external danger.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • It struck him that in moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one's own body.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable what then?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • When there were no external records that you could refer to, even the outline of your own life lost its sharpness.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • There was a small puncture with little evidence of external bleeding.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • Sometimes he says we have gone from being IDPs to EDPs—externally displaced persons.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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