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Definition of 'exterior'

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The goal was to blur the normal hard line between interior and exterior space, and to suggest the continuity of buildings and nature. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Yet somewhere lurking beneath that charming exterior must lie an evil streak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Behind a sometimes shy exterior is a mysterious and strong personality. The Sun (2013)There is also a range of smart new exterior colours and interior trim options. The Sun (2008)What it did deliver was an improvement in exterior styling and interior space. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The main photo is usually an exterior shot so make sure the façade looks good. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But behind that hard exterior lies memories of a troubled upbringing. The Sun (2012)Their tailored service means you can select from a wide range of interior and exterior options. The Sun (2012)Yet a sentimental streak lurks beneath the tough exterior and he has a dream that sends a shiver through his substantial frame. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two brown stripes across the middle of the building 's exterior hinted at what went on inside. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Mercifully, this ominous exterior belies the elegant rooms within. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The slightest disturbance was enough to unsettle the picture -- suggesting uncertainty beneath the calm exterior. Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)Do not be fooled by the cool, calm exterior. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Tough exterior, not so tough inside. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is also bold by nature, despite his shy exterior. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Use exterior paint colours that work in our gentle northern European light. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Despite his calm exterior, he has always been extremely competitive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But behind the cool exterior, you can see the stress taking its toll. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But behind the alpha exterior lies a sharp scientific mind, along with a surprising streak of idealism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her lessons were deeply serious but always fun, and behind that elegant exterior lurked a wicked sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cleaning the exterior of buildings. The Sun (2006)It was designed from the inside out, wrapping the exterior of the building around the interior spaces rather than the other way around. Times, Sunday Times (2007)While the car 's exterior looked pristine, the inside was torn apart by the bear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A shy exterior concealed strongly held opinions, and it was those with equally robust personalities who tended to prosper. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'exterior'

British English: exterior /ɪkˈstɪərɪə/ ADJECTIVE
You use exterior to refer to the outside parts of something, or to things that are outside something.
...exterior walls.
  • American English: exterior
  • Arabic: خَارِجيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: externo
  • Chinese: 外部的
  • Croatian: vanjski
  • Czech: vnější
  • Danish: ydre
  • Dutch: buiten-
  • European Spanish: exterior
  • Finnish: ulkonainen
  • French: extérieur
  • German: äußerer
  • Greek: εξωτερικός
  • Italian: esterno
  • Japanese: 外側の
  • Korean: 외부의
  • Norwegian: utvendig
  • Polish: zewnętrzny
  • European Portuguese: externo
  • Romanian: exterior
  • Russian: наружный
  • Spanish: exterior
  • Swedish: yttre
  • Thai: ภายนอก
  • Turkish: dış yapı vb
  • Ukrainian: зовнішній
  • Vietnamese: ở ngoài
British English: exterior NOUN
The exterior of something is its outside surface.
In one ad the viewer scarcely sees the car's exterior.

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