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English definition of “outside”

outside

adjective, adverb, preposition     /ˌaʊtˈsaɪd/ /ˈaʊt.saɪd/
A1 not inside a building: It was a sunny day outside. Since it's such a nice day, let's eat/sit/go outside. an outside light/toiletFrom, out and outside C1 [before noun] coming from another place or organization: The company has called in outside experts.From, out and outside outside call/line a phone call or connection going outside the place where you areFrom, out and outsideCommunicating by telephone [before noun] the most that would be accepted or possible: The outside limit/figure would be £350.Maximum and minimum Grammar:OutsideOutside is an adverb, an adjective, a preposition or a noun.See more
(Definition of outside adjectiveadverbpreposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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