extramural
adjective Date: 1854 1. existing or functioning outside or beyond the walls, boundaries, or precincts of an organized unit (as a school or hospital) 2. chiefly British of, relating to, or taking part in extension courses or facilities • extramurally adverb

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  • extramural — [eks΄trəmyoor′əl] adj. [see EXTRA & MURAL] outside the walls or limits of a city, school, etc. [extramural activities] …   English World dictionary

  • Extramural — Ex tra*mu ral, a. 1. Outside of the walls, as of a fortified or walled city. [1913 Webster] 2. pertaining to activities, such as sports contests, that involve representatives from more than one school. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extramural — adj. Outside the walls, boundaries, or limits of an institution or business; in corporations, outside the limits of corporate power. See also intramural The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …   Law dictionary

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  • extramural — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Brit. (of a course of study) arranged for people who are not full time members of a university or other educational establishment. 2) outside the walls or boundaries of a town or city. DERIVATIVES extramurally adverb. ORIGIN from… …   English terms dictionary

  • extramural — extramurally, adv. /ek streuh myoor euhl/, adj. 1. involving representatives of more than one school: extramural athletics. 2. outside the walls or boundaries, as of a city or town or a university: extramural teaching; an extramural church. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • extramural — ex|tra|mu|ral [ ,ekstrə mjurəl ] adjective 1. ) AMERICAN extramural sports and other activities involve students from more than one school: extramural football ─ compare INTRAMURAL 2. ) FORMAL coming from or happening outside a particular… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • extramural — UK [ˌekstrəˈmjʊərəl] / US [ˌekstrəˈmjʊrəl] adjective 1) British extramural courses are given by a university or college for people who are not its usual students. These courses are often called continuing education. 2) British extramural… …   English dictionary

  • extramural — ex|tra|mu|ral [ˌekstrəˈmjuərəl US ˈmjur ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: extra muros outside the walls ] 1.) relating to a place or organization but happening or done outside it ▪ extramural activities 2.) especially… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • extramural — adjective 1 connected with a place or organization but happening or done outside it: extramural activities 2 especially BrE extramural courses, studies etc involve students from outside a particular college or university opposite intramural …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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