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internal

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtɜːrnl; ɪnˈtɜːnl/

Translation of internal in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (in physical object) [wall/structure] interno; [organ/injuries/examination] interno not for internal use para uso externo
    Example sentences
    • The ratio of the balloon external diameter to vessel wall internal diameter was 1.5-1.6.
    • Macerata was built on a hill with fortress-like walls and internal streets as confusing as a labyrinth, and today it still has many of those outer walls intact.
    • The external and internal dividing walls were the only substantial structural elements remaining in the fire-damaged section of the building.
    Example sentences
    • However, patients who have major duct injury may require internal drainage or pancreatic resection.
    • This allows exposure of the entire length of the superior compartment of the internal auditory canal without injury to the cochlear and vestibular labyrinth.
    • These responses can occur when materials containing latex come into contact with the skin, mucous membranes, or internal tissues.
    1.2 (mental) interno
    Example sentences
    • The source of ideas is experience, the observation of external objects or of the internal operations of the mind, i.e. sensation or reflection.
    • Overclocking my brain, so that a mass of thoughts could present themselves on the internal television where my mind decides what to do.
    • Keep in mind that standards are internal; they are not something that you can or should push on to someone else.
  • 2 2.1 (within organization) [document/mail/dispute/inquiry] interno internal audit auditoría (feminine) interna internal examiner examinador interno, examinadora interna (masculine, feminine) 2.2 (within country) [affairs/trade] interno
    Example sentences
    • Decolonization was nearly complete so most insurgencies were internal struggles rather than wars of national liberation.
    • In a sense, the European Union has no internal policies.
    • Interference in the internal affairs of these nations now extends to demands of educational reform, and insistence on ‘democratisation’.
    2.3 [Literat] interno, intrínseco
    Example sentences
    • The report revealed cases of bullying and intimidation of members, who also felt they could achieve little remedy through the existing internal complaints system.
    • One of the more intractable outsourcing relationships is when one organization manages another's internal systems.
    • One suggestion already implemented was adding a subject line to the organization's internal messaging system.

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