outside of

preposition

Definition of outside of

Examples of outside of in a Sentence

  1. outside of that project you don't like, I don't think you have many choices

  2. budget cuts will result in some teachers teaching courses outside of their primary areas of expertise

First Known Use of outside of

circa 1840

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