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English adjective: internal

1. internal happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

SamplesInternal organs.
Internal mechanism of a toy.
Internal party maneuvering.

Similarinner, interior, internecine, intrinsic

See alsoinside

Attributeposition, spatial relation


2. internal occurring within an institution or community

SamplesIntragroup squabbling within the corporation.




3. internal inside the country

SamplesThe British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior.
The nation's internal politics.

Synonymshome, interior, national



4. internal located inward

SamplesBeethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle.
She thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it.
An internal sense of rightousness.

Synonymsinner, interior



5. internal innermost or essential

SamplesThe inner logic of Cubism.
The internal contradictions of the theory.
The intimate structure of matter.

Synonymsinner, intimate

Similarintrinsic, intrinsical


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