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external

adjective

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1 not being a vital part of or belonging to something
  • the defendant's socioeconomic status must be regarded as entirely external to his guilt or innocence

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2 situated on the outside or farther out
  • the external chambers of the ancient tomb gave little indication of the magnificence of the innermost chamber

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The first known use of external was in 1542

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“External.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/external. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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