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extramural

[ ek-struh-myoor-uhl ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈmyʊər əl /
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adjective

involving representatives of more than one school: extramural athletics.
outside the walls or boundaries, as of a city or town or a university: extramural teaching; an extramural church.Compare intramural (defs. 1, 2).

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Origin of extramural

1850–55; extra- + mural. Compare Late Latin extramūrānus, in same sense

OTHER WORDS FROM extramural

ex·tra·mu·ral·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for extramural

extramural
/ (ˌɛkstrəˈmjʊərəl) /

adjective

connected with but outside the normal courses or programme of a university, college, etcextramural studies
located beyond the boundaries or walls of a city, castle, etc

Derived forms of extramural

extramurally, adverb
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