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Meaning of internal by Wiktionary Dictionary

internal


    Etymology

    From Medieval Latin internālis ( “of or pertaining to the inner part” ), from Latin internus ( “internal” ) + -ālis .

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɜː( r )nəl

    Adjective

    internal ( comparative more internal, superlative most internal )

    1. inside of something
      We saw the internal compartments
    2. within the body
      Her bleeding was internal
    3. concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation, state or other political community .
      The nation suffered from internal conflicts
    4. concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
      An internal investigation was conducted

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    External links

    • internal in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • internal in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
    • internal at OneLook Dictionary Search


Explanation of internal by Wordnet Dictionary

internal


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

    2. internal organs
      internal mechanism of a toy
      internal party maneuvering
    3. located inward

    4. an internal sense of rightousness- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
    5. inside the country

    6. the nation's internal politics
    7. occurring within an institution or community

    8. innermost or essential

    9. the internal contradictions of the theory