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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: extrinsèque, from Latin extrinsecus 'from outside'

extrinsic

adjective
     
ex‧trin‧sic formal
coming from outside or not directly relating to something [≠ intrinsic]:
Staff who complete extra qualifications receive no extrinsic rewards (=no extra money etc).
a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors

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