Definition of Externality in English :

Define Externality in English

Externality meaning in English

Meaning of Externality in English

Pronunciation of Externality in English

Externality pronunciation in English

Pronounce Externality in English


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1. externality, outwardness

the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior

Example Sentences:
'the outwardness of the world'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of externality
noun plural -ties
the state or condition of being external
something external
3. philosophy
the quality of existing independently of a perceiving mind
an economic effect that results from an economic choice but is not reflected in market prices

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see synonyms of externality
the quality or state of being external
2. Word forms: plural ˌexterˈnalities
an external thing

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n. pl. ex·ter·nal·i·ties
a. The condition or quality of being external or externalized.
b. Something that is external.
2. A cost or benefit that affects people other than those involved in the economic activity that produced it and that is not reflected in prices: pollution and other negative externalities.

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