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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of externalise.


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  • Coalition government externalises the deal-making and backroom politics that goes on within single-party coalitions, rather than changing the fundamental nature of politics.

    Brown's empty PR promise

  • It acts upon us like an opiate; it externalises our life, it draws all our interests to the outsides of things, and we are almost unconscious of the distraction.

    The Silver Lining: Messages of Hope and Cheer

  • For what is, above all, hateful in any scheme of rewards and punishments, when applied to the school life of the young, is that it wholly externalises what is really an inward and spiritual process, the evolution of the youthful mind.

    What Is and What Might Be A Study of Education in General and Elementary Education in Particular

  • But she has gone back into her preoccupation, and from within it externalises an opinion that we should be better in bed, or we shall never be up in the morning.

    Somehow Good

  • Video externalises these images and renders them concrete, making the leap between imaginings and their realisation seem less drastic. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The essence of this new 'theory' which externalises the origin of untouchability is that there is no need for reform or reconstruction (including annihilation) of the caste laden structure.


  • Natural gas aside, which you can't run everything with, the only thing which beats nuclear on a straight cost basis is coal, and that is only because it externalises it's costs by throwing pollutant's into the atmosphere estimated to kill 20,000 Americans a year.

    Autoblog Green


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