internal investigation meaning, internal investigation definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   Internal is used to describe things that exist or happen inside a country or organization.  
ADJ n  
The country stepped up internal security..., We now have a Europe without internal borders...     
  internally      adv  
The state is not a unified and internally coherent entity.     
2       adj   Internal is used to describe things that exist or happen inside a particular person, object, or place.  
ADJ n  
...massive internal bleeding..., Some of the internal walls of my house are made of plasterboard.     
  internally      adv   usu ADV with v, also ADV with cl, ADV adj  
Evening primrose oil is used on the skin as well as taken internally...     

internal combustion engine        ( internal combustion engines    plural  ) An internal combustion engine is an engine that creates its energy by burning fuel inside itself. Most cars have internal combustion engines.      n-count  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
Of or relating to a country's internal affairs


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