Definition of externally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstɜːnəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstɜːrnəli//
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  1. 1on the outside of something/somebody The building has been restored externally and internally. The medication is to be applied externally.
  2. 2in a way that happens or comes from outside a place, an organization, a particular situation, etc. The university has many externally funded research projects. externally imposed constraints
  3. opposite internally