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"exterior" in British English

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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 ​paintedpink. Exterior to the ​mainhouse there is a ​smallbuilding 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 ​outsidepart of something or someone: The Palace of Fontainebleau has a very ​grand exterior. The exterior of the ​houseneedspainting. There are ​shutters on the exterior of the ​windows. Behind that ​cold exterior there's a ​passionate man.
(Definition of exterior from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exterior" in American English

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exterioradjective [not gradable]

 us   /ekˈstɪər·i·ər/
outer; on or from the ​outside: The exterior ​walls of the ​house are painted ​pink.
exterior
noun [C]  us   /ekˈstɪər·i·ər/
The exterior of the ​houseneedspainting.
(Definition of exterior from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exterior”
in Korean 외관…
in Arabic خارِجي…
in Malaysian luaran…
in French extérieur…
in Russian наружность, внешний вид…
in Chinese (Traditional) 外面的, 外表的, 外來的…
in Italian esterno…
in Turkish dış, dış cephe/yüzey…
in Polish zewnętrze, zewnętrzna strona, powierzchowność…
in Spanish exterior…
in Vietnamese bên ngoài…
in Portuguese exterior…
in Thai ภายนอก…
in German Außen-……
in Catalan exterior…
in Japanese 外側, (人の)外見…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外面的, 外表的, 外来的…
in Indonesian luar, eksterior…
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