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English definition of “internal”

internal

adjective uk   /ɪnˈtɜː.nəl/ us    /-ˈtɝː-/
B2 existing or happening inside a person, object, organization, place, or country: He sustained injuries to his arms, legs, and several internal organs. The bank conducted its own internal investigation into the robbery. The government warned its neighbours not to interfere in its internal affairs.
See also
internally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
C1 This medicine is for external use only and should not be taken internally.
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