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adjective, adverb, noun, preposition
  1. 1
    used for saying where someone/something is
    1. a.
      not inside a building

      American English synonyms or related words for this sense of outside

    2. b.
      close to a place, building, or room but not in it

      American English synonyms or related words for this sense of outside

    3. c.
      away from a particular country, area, or town

      American English synonyms or related words for this sense of outside

  2. 2
    moving or looking out of somewhere
    1. a.
      moving or looking out of a building or room

      American English synonyms or related words for this sense of outside

    2. b.
      moving out of a country, area, or town

      American English synonyms or related words for this sense of outside

phrases

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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