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EXTERNALLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does externally mean? 

EXTERNALLY (adverb)
  The adverb EXTERNALLY has 2 senses:

1. on or from the outside
2. with respect to the outside

  Familiarity information: EXTERNALLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXTERNALLY (adverb)


Sense 1externally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

On or from the outside

Context example:

the candidate needs to be externally evaluated

Antonym:

internally (on or from the inside)

Pertainym:

external (happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface)


Sense 2externally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With respect to the outside

Synonyms:

outwardly; externally

Context example:

outwardly, the figure is smooth


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