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external

Pronunciation: /ekˈstɜːrnl; ɪkˈstɜːnl/

Translation of external in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (exterior) [appearance/sign] externo, exterior; [wall] exterior; [wound/treatment] externo for external use only uso tópico, de uso externo 1.2 [aid/influence] del exterior; [pressure/evidence] externo; [accountant/opinion] independiente to be external to sth ser* ajeno a algo
    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.
    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.
    1.3 (foreign) [affairs/trade/policy] exterior; [debt] externo 1.4 [Sch] [Univ] [examiner] de otra institución académica; [student] libre
    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.
    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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