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Translation of outside in Italian:


British English: /aʊtˈsʌɪd/
, /ˈaʊtsʌɪd/
American English: /ˈaʊtsaɪd/
  • 1 (of object, building)
    esterno (masculine)
    parte (feminine) esterna
    to be blue, crisp on the outside
    essere blu, croccante all'esterno o (di) fuori
    on the outside of
    (on surface itself) sull'esterno di (box, file, fabric)
    (in external space) all'esterno di (building)
    you can't open the door from the outside
  • 2 (Auto)to overtake on the outside
    (in GB, Australia etc.) sorpassare a destra
    (in US, Europe etc.) sorpassare a sinistra
  • 4 (not within company, institution etc.) to bring in an expert from (the) outside
    fare venire un esperto da fuori o dall'esterno
    to smuggle something in from (the) outside
    fare entrare qualcosa di contrabbando
  • 7
    also: outside in
    a rovescio, rovesciato, rivoltato


British English: /ˈaʊtsʌɪd/
American English: /ˈaʊtsaɪd/
  • 1 (outdoor)
    esterno, fuori
    (British English) (Television, Radio) (broadcast)
    (registrato) in esterni
  • 2 (outer)
    (measurement, edge, wall)
  • 4 (beyond usual environment)
    (interests, commitments) (outside home) fuori casa
    (outside work) al di fuori del lavoro
    the outside world
    il mondo (esterno)
  • 6 (faint)an outside chance
    una remota o minima possibilità

preposition outside of

British English: /aʊtˈsʌɪd/
American English: /aʊtˈsaɪd/
  • 1 (not within)
    fuori da (city, community)
    al di là di (boundary)
    fuori da, all'esterno di (convent, prison)
    fuori da, al largo di (harbour)
  • 2 (in front of)
    davanti a, fuori da (house, shop)
  • 4 [figurative] (beyond)outside her family, her work
    al di fuori della sua famiglia, del suo lavoro
    outside office hours
    al di fuori dell'orario d'ufficio
    outside our jurisdiction
    fuori dalla nostra giurisdizione
    it's outside my experience
    va al di là della mia esperienza


British English: /aʊtˈsʌɪd/
American English: /aʊtˈsaɪd/
  • (play, wait)
    in esterni

Definition of outside in:

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