exterior

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exterior (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.
    the exterior part of a sphere
    • Shakespeare
      Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man / Resemble that it was.
  2. Being from outside a country; foreign.
    the exterior relations of a state or kingdom
  3. Outdoors.

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Noun[edit]

exterior (plural exteriors)

  1. The outside part, parts or surface of something.
    The sticker was attached to the exterior of the package
    • 2014 October 21, Oliver Brown, “Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years – sport afforded no protection against his tragic fallibilities: Bladerunner's punishment for killing Reeva Steenkamp is but a frippery when set against the burden that her bereft parents, June and Barry, must carry [print version: No room for sentimentality in this tragedy, 13 September 2014, p. S22]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Sport)[1]:
      [I]n the 575 days since [Oscar] Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, there has been an unseemly scramble to construct revisionist histories, to identify evidence beneath that placid exterior of a pugnacious, hair-trigger personality.
  2. Foreign lands.
    She is our new minister of the exterior

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

exterior m (plural exteriors)

  1. the exterior

Latin[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

exterior (neuter exterius); third declension

  1. outward, outer, exterior

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, comparative variant

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative exterior exterius exteriōrēs exteriōra
genitive exteriōris exteriōrum
dative exteriōrī exteriōribus
accusative exteriōrem exterius exteriōrēs exteriōra
ablative exteriōre exteriōribus
vocative exterior exterius exteriōrēs exteriōra

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin exterior.

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exterior m (plural exteriores)

  1. outside (outer surface)
    Contratamos um pintor para pintar apenas o exerior da casa, o interior pintaremos nós mesmo.
    We hired a painter to paint the outside of the house; we will paint the inside ourselves.
  2. outside (the space beyond some limit or boundary)
    Não deixe nada no exterior deste círculo.
    Don’t leave anything outside this circle.
  3. foreign countries
    Ela mora no exterior desde criança.
    She lives abroad since she was a child.

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exterior m, f (plural exteriores, comparable)

  1. exterior (located in the outside)
    A parte exterior do carro.
    The outside of the car.
  2. foreign (relating to foreign countries)
    Qual é a política exterior do Brazil?
    What is Brazil’s foreign policy?
  3. (formal) not encompassed by; not related to or covered by
    Este conteúdo é exterior à ementa deste curso.
    This topic is not in the syllabus of this course.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French extérieur and Latin exterior.

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exterior n (plural exterioare)

  1. exterior

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exterior m, n (feminine singular exterioară, masculine plural exteriori, feminine and neuter plural exterioare)

  1. external, outer

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exterior (plural exteriores)

  1. external, outer

Noun[edit]

exterior m (plural exteriores)

  1. outside

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