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extern

[ek′stərn]
(computer science)
A pseudoinstruction found in several assembly languages which explicitly tells an assembler that a symbol is external, that is, not defined in the program module.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Vaishali Patil, against whom there is an externment notice, said 90 per cent of the villagers have refused to take compensation packages from the government.
The action against the leader came amid uproar over the externment of film critic Kathi, who was the first non-criminal person to be expelled from the city in police history.
They also want the externment order served on activists, including a former judge, fighting for their cause, to be withdrawn.