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Definition of outside preposition from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    outside

     preposition
    preposition
    BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsaɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsaɪd//
     
    (also outside of especially in North American English)
     
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  1. 1  on or to a place on the outside of something You can park your car outside our house. opposite inside
  2. 2  away from or not in a particular place It's the biggest theme park outside the United States. We live in a small village just outside Leeds.
  3. 3  not part of something The matter is outside my area of responsibility. You may do as you wish outside working hours. opposite within
  4. 4outside of apart from There was nothing they could do, outside of hoping things would get better.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outside