English - Vietnamese Dictionary
exterior /eks'tiəriə/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- ngoài, ở ngoài, từ ngoài vào
- exterior angle: (toán học) góc ngoài
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nước ngoài
- danh từ
- bề ngoài; mặt ngoài, bên ngoài
- cách cư xử bề ngoài; vẻ bề ngoài
+the region that is outside of something
+the outer side or surface of something
+situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
Advanced English Dictionary
1 outer, outside, external, outward, superficial, surface:
The exterior covering of the capsule becomes very hot on re-entry into the earth's atmosphere.
2 external, extrinsic, extraneous, foreign, alien, exotic, outside:
The problem can be overcome without exterior help.
3 outside, surface, covering, coating, facing, face, front, skin, shell, façade:
The exterior is of pink stucco.
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] the outside of sth, especially a building: The exterior of the house needs painting.
2 [sing.] the way that sb appears or behaves, especially when this is very different from their real feelings or character: Beneath his confident exterior, he was desperately nervous.
+ adjective [usually before noun] on the outside of sth; done or happening outdoors: exterior walls / surfaces + The filming of the exterior scenes was done on the moors. + The exterior lights of the house came on as I approached the door.
1 outside of a building
elegant | plain
behind an/the ~
Hidden behind a plain exterior is a wonderful hotel.
| on the ~
There is an abundance of fine sculpture, both on the exterior and inside.
2 sb's outward behaviour
bland, bluff, calm, charming, confident, cool, glacial
Her calm exterior hides very passionate feelings.
EXTERIOR + VERB
belie, conceal, hide
His bluff exterior belied a connoisseur of antiques.
behind sb's ~
Behind his cool exterior lurks a reckless and frustrated person.
| beneath/underneath sb's ~
Beneath her charming exterior lies a very determined woman.
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