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English definition of “outside”


adverb, preposition     /ˌaʊtˈsaɪd/
A2 not in a particular building or room , but near it: She sat for two hours on the floor outside his room .From, out and outside A2 not in a particular place : Nobody outside this room must ever know what we have discussed .From, out and outside not within or part of something: I'm afraid that would be outside my job description .Excluding outside of mainly US except for: Outside of us three, no one knows anything about the problem , yet .Excluding Grammar:OutsideOutside is an adverb, an adjective, a preposition or a noun.
(Definition of outside adverbpreposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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