exterior

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstɪəɹɪə/, /ɛkˈstɪəɹɪə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstɪɹiɚ/, /ɛkˈstɪɹiɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪəɹiə(ɹ)
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

exterior (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.
    the exterior part of a sphere
  2. Being from outside a country; foreign.
    the exterior relations of a state or kingdom
  3. Outdoor.

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TranslationsEdit

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NounEdit

exterior (plural exteriors)

  1. The outside part, parts or surface of something.
    The sticker was attached to the exterior of the package
    • 1983, Richard Ellis, The Book of Sharks, Knopf, →ISBN, page 31:
      Before dissecting a shark to see how it manages to function so effectively, let us first examine its exterior.
    • 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.
    Antonyms: inside, interior
  2. Foreign lands.
    She is our new minister of the exterior
    Antonym: interior

TranslationsEdit

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin exterior.

AdjectiveEdit

exterior (masculine and feminine plural exteriors)

  1. exterior (relating to the outside parts or surface of something)
    Antonym: interior
  2. exterior, foreign
    Synonym: estranger
    Antonym: interior

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

exterior m (plural exteriors)

  1. exterior (the outside part, parts or surface of something)
    Antonym: interior
  2. the exterior (foreign lands)
    Synonym: estranger
    Antonym: interior

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

exterior (neuter exterius, positive exter); third declension

  1. outward, outer, exterior

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension comparative adjective.

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • exterior in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exterior in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exterior in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • exterior in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exterior.

PronunciationEdit

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /iʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ/, [iʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ], (Lisbon) /ɐjʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ/, [ɐɪ̯ʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /iʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ/, [iʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ], (Central Portugal) /ejʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ/, [eɪ̯ʃ.tɨˈɾjoɾ]

AdjectiveEdit

exterior m or f (plural exteriores, comparable)

  1. exterior (located in the outside)
    Antonym: interior
    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) outwith; not encompassed by; not related to or covered by
    Este conteúdo é exterior à ementa deste curso.
    This topic is outwith the syllabus of this course.

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NounEdit

exterior m (plural exteriores)

  1. outside (outer surface)
    Antonym: interior
    Contratamos um pintor para pintar apenas o exterior 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.

NounEdit

exterior m (uncountable)

  1. exterior; territory of foreign countries
    Ela mora no exterior desde criança.
    She lives abroad since she was a child.
    Synonym: estrangeiro

Further readingEdit

  • exterior” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French extérieur and Latin exterior.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

exterior n (plural exterioare)

  1. exterior

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. external, outer

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin exterior.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eɡsteˈɾjoɾ/, [eɣ̞s.t̪eˈɾjoɾ]

AdjectiveEdit

exterior (plural exteriores)

  1. external, outer

NounEdit

exterior m (plural exteriores)

  1. outside
  2. abroad

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit