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external
American English: /ɪkˈstərnl/
British English: /ɪkˈstəːn(ə)l/
, /ɛkˈstəːn(ə)l/

Translation of external in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (exterior)
    (appearance/sign)
    externo
    exterior
    (wall)
    exterior
    (wound/treatment)
    externo
    for external use only
    Example sentences
    • This arrangement of the ommatidia gives a smooth appearance to the external surface of the eye.
    • The antigen was more abundant in the zone adjacent to the plasma membrane than in the zone closer to the external wall surface.
    • Water was collected from the external surface of the wall when surrounded by a saturated atmosphere while P was developing.
  • 2
    (aid/influence)
    del exterior
    (pressure/evidence)
    externo
    (accountant/opinion)
    independiente
    to be external to something
    ser ajeno a algo
    Example sentences
    • Those who report, not to proper authorities, but to external sources abuse their positions of trust, he said.
    • We hypothesized that the source and term of external debt affects farm production decisions and, consequently, efficiency.
    • It is likely that such fluids were derived from crystallizing melts and no external source is necessarily required.
  • 3 (foreign)
    (affairs/trade/policy)
    exterior
    (debt)
    externo
    Example sentences
    • If one looks hard enough, one can even find beginnings of modernisation of internal and external institutions in the Middle Eastern heartland.
    • The main objective is to stop the farmers' dependence on external agencies and make them contribute towards protection of natural resources.
    • If the Treaty of Waitangi were ruled to come under the external affairs power, for example, it would be subject to interpretation in Canberra.
  • 4 (School, University)
    (examiner)
    de otra institución académica
    (student)
    libre
    Example sentences
    • In parallel with this, he had also entered the lists as an external student of London University and obtained their pass-level B.D. degree in 1912.
    • Britton graduated from Hull in 1950, although at that time Hull could not award its own degrees and so Britton graduated with an external University of London degree.
    • She was also continuing her own personal development, studying finance at Ramkamheng University as an external student, finishing with an MBA with a finance major.
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