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The adjective "outer" is used to describe an area that is on the outside of a location or a thing:

  • The outer covering of a peach is soft and fuzzy.
  • The outer part of the ear helps the inner part of the ear receive sound.
  • Some people believe that aliens have visited our planet from outer space.
  • The outer suburbs of Chicago extend into Wisconsin and Indiana.
  • We attended a rock concert on the outer banks of the river. (The outer bank of a river is the high area away from the water.)
  • People who live on the outer fringes of society may see the world from a unique perspective.

peach This is a peach.

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This page was published on May 25, 2017.







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