An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (outer)
a. externo
This external wall has deteriorated over the years from exposure to the sun.Este muro externo se ha deteriorado con los años por la exposición al sol.
b. exterior
People tend to judge based on external appearance.La gente tiende a juzgar basándose en la apariencia exterior.
c. tópico (medicine)
This ointment is intended for external use only.Este ungüento es exclusivo para uso tópico.
2. (outside)
a. externo
The company is hiring external candidates for the position.La compañía está contratando candidatos externos para el puesto.
b. exterior
I think our business needs some external help to succeed.Creo que nuestro negocio necesita un poco de ayuda exterior para tener éxito.
3. (not domestic)
a. exterior
The Secretary of External Affairs met with the President today.El Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores se reunió hoy con el presidente.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. externo(a)
2. (politics)
external affairspolítica exterior
3. (university)
external examinerexaminador(ora) externo(a)
for external use only(de) uso tópico
external [eksˈtɜːnl]
1 (outer) [+wall, surface] externo; exterior; [+appearance, injury, gills, skeleton] externo
for external use only (Med) de uso tópico or externo
2 (outside) [+world, influences, factor] externo
3 (foreign) [+affairs, relations] exterior
externals (n) las apariencias (f)
to judge by externals juzgar por las apariencias
women are less likely to be taken in by externals than men
external account (n) cuenta (f) con el exterior
external audit (n) auditoría (f) externa
external debt (n) deuda (f) externa; deuda (f) exterior
external degree (n) (Britain) (Univ) licenciatura (f) por libre
external examination (n) examen (m) externo
external examiner (n) examinadoraexaminadora (m) (f) externoaexterna;a examinadora a externa
external student (n) (Britain) (Univ) alumnoaalumna (m) (f) externoaexterna;a alumna a externa alumnoaalumna (m) (f) libre;a alumna
external trade (n) comercio (m) exterior
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