internal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English internall, internalle, from Medieval Latin internālis (of or pertaining to the inner part), from Latin internus (internal) + -ālis, equivalent to intern +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɝnəl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)nəl

Adjective[edit]

internal (comparative more internal, superlative most internal)

  1. inside of something
    We saw the internal compartments of the machine.
  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.
    the minister of internal affairs
  4. concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
    An internal investigation was conducted.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English internal, from Middle English internall, internalle, from Medieval Latin internālis (of or pertaining to the inner part), from Latin internus (internal) + -ālis, equivalent to intern +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɪntərˈnal]
  • Hyphenation: in‧têr‧nal

Adjective[edit]

internal (first-person possessive internalku, second-person possessive internalmu, third-person possessive internalnya)

  1. internal.
    Synonym: intern

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