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exterior

adjective uk   /ɪkˈstɪə.ri.ər/ us    /-ˈstɪr.i.ɚ/
on or from the outside: In some of the villages the exterior walls of the houses are painted pink. Exterior to the main house there is a small building that could be used as an office or studio.
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exterior

noun [C] uk   /ɪkˈstɪə.ri.ər/ us    /-ˈstɪr.i.ɚ/
C1 the outside part of something or someone: The Palace of Fontainebleau has a very grand exterior. The exterior of the house needs painting. There are shutters on the exterior of the windows. Behind that cold exterior there's a passionate man.
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