extern

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French externe, from Latin externus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛk.ˌstɜː(r)n/

Noun[edit]

extern (plural externs)

  1. A person affiliated with an institution in a lesser capacity, for example, as a non-resident or as a part-time affiliate.
  2. Outward form or part; exterior.

Adjective[edit]

extern (comparative more extern, superlative most extern)

  1. (obsolete, rare) External; outward; not inherent.
    "Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty,/ But seeming so, for my particular end,/For when my outward action doth demonstrate/The native act and figure of my heart/In complement extern, 'tis not long after/But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve/For daws to peck at." (Othello, Act 1, Scene 1)

References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition, 1989
  • William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice, Penguin Books, 2001

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin externus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern Catalan) IPA(key): [əsˈtɛɾn]
  • (Western Catalan) IPA(key): [esˈtɛɾn]

Adjective[edit]

extern m (feminine externa, masculine plural externs, feminine plural externes)

  1. external
  2. inessential
  3. (education) off-campus (pertaining to a student who is at a school only during classes)
  4. (geology) Pertaining to foreland, the zone where material eroded from a mountain chain is deposited.

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Hyponyms[edit]

  • (external): aliè (external to a social group)

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Noun[edit]

extern m (plural externs, feminine externa)

  1. (education) off-campus student

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Dutch[edit]

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extern (not comparable)

  1. external
  2. exterior

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extern (not comparable)

  1. external

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French externe, Latin externus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extern 4 nom/acc forms

  1. external

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extern

  1. external

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