internal

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin internālis (of or pertaining to the inner part), from Latin internus (internal) + -ālis.

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internal (comparative more internal, superlative most internal)

  1. inside of something
    We saw the internal compartments.
  2. within the body
    Her bleeding was internal.
  3. concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community.
    The nation suffered from internal conflicts.
  4. concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
    An internal investigation was conducted.

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