exterior

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Adjective[edit]

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]

Adjective[edit]

exterior ‎(comparative of exter)

  1. stranger, more strange

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]

Noun[edit]

exterior m (plural exteriores)

  1. outside (outer surface)
  2. outside (the space beyond some limit or boundary)
  3. foreign countries

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Adjective[edit]

exterior m, f ‎(plural exteriores, comparable)

  1. exterior (located in the outside)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French extérieur and Latin exterior.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exterior n ‎(plural exterioare)

  1. exterior

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exterior 4 nom/acc forms

  1. external, outer

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exterior m, f ‎(plural exteriores)

  1. external, outer

Noun[edit]

exterior m ‎(plural exteriores)

  1. outside

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