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exterioradjective

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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exteriornoun [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.
Translations of “exterior”
in Arabic خارِجي…
in Korean 외관…
in Malaysian luaran…
in French extérieur…
in Turkish dış, dış cephe/yüzey…
in Italian esterno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 外面的, 外表的, 外來的…
in Russian наружность, внешний вид…
in Polish zewnętrze, zewnętrzna strona, powierzchowność…
in Vietnamese bên ngoài…
in Spanish exterior…
in Portuguese exterior…
in Thai ภายนอก…
in German Außen-……
in Catalan exterior…
in Japanese 外側, (人の)外見…
in Indonesian luar, eksterior…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外面的, 外表的, 外来的…
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