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English definition of “outside”

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.See more
(Definition of outside adverbpreposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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