Meaning of “outer” in the English Dictionary

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"outer" in British English

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outeradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈaʊ.tər/ us /ˈaʊ.t̬ɚ/

B2 at a greater distance from the centre:

outer London
the outer lane of the motorway

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(Definition of “outer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outer" in American English

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outeradjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɑʊt·tər/

on the outside, or at a greater distance from the center or inside:

an outer covering/layer
A line of trees marks the outer edge of the property.

(Definition of “outer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)