Significado de “external” - en el Diccionario Inglés

external en inglés británico

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externaladjective

uk /ɪkˈstɜː.nəl/ us /ɪkˈstɝː.nəl/

B2 of, on, for, or coming from the outside:

the external walls of the house
Female kangaroos carry their young in pouches that are external to their bodies.
This cream is for external use only (= it must not be put inside the body).
In later years, his paintings began to show a number of external influences (= influences coming from other people).
Most news magazines have a section devoted to external affairs (= foreign news).
You shouldn't judge people by their external appearances (= what they appear to be like).
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  • This medicine is for external use only and should not be taken internally.
  • The external part of the ear is far less important than the internal parts.
  • If the device, for example a printer, has to be plugged into your computer, it is called an external device.
  • There are no external symptoms of the disease for several weeks.
  • These animals, known as arthropods, all have segmented bodies and an external skeleton.
externally
adverb uk /ɪkˈstɜː.nəl.i/ us /ɪkˈstɝː.nəl.i/

Externally the house is in need of repair.
Externally she appeared calm, but inside she was furious.

(Definición de external del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

external en inglés americano

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externaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ekˈstɜr·nəl/

existing, intended for, or happening outside a person, organization, place, country, etc.:

This skin cream is for external use only.
She handles the company’s external relations.
His paintings show external influences (= influences coming from other people).
externally
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ekˈstɜr·nəl·i/

(Definición de external del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

external en inglés de negocios

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externaladjective

uk /ɪkˈstɜːnəl/ us

coming from outside a company, organization, or country:

an external applicant/candidate
external developments/events/forces A number of external developments help to explain why the country's economy under-performed compared to others.
External demand for the products of industrial countries may decline in the longer term.

IT used to describe equipment that connects to the outside of a computer:

Use an external hard drive to back up your entire system.
externally
adverb /ɪkˈstɜːnəli/ /-ˈstɝː-/

externally funded research

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(Definición de external del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)