internal internal  /ɪn ˈtɜr nəl/


  1. (adj) happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
  2. (adj) occurring within an institution or community
  3. (adj) inside the country
  4. (adj) located inward
  5. (adj) innermost or essential


  1. A report by the SEC's internal investigator says the agency missed multiple opportunities to stop Madoff.
  2. There are all sorts of indications that the explosion is part of an internal NoKo negotiation between the Kim family and the military.
  3. Despite clear internal guidelines defining the incident as a ZT, Jones says he was ordered not to label it that way.


  1. FRC bans internal, external auditor links

    By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - A British watchdog has banned accountants from asking customers' internal auditors directly for help in checking the books in a bid to bolster their independence. The Financial Reporting Council, which polices accountants and auditors, said on Wednesday the ban creates a clearer division of responsibility between internal and external audit. Internal auditors are ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Internal investigation launched by MPD following allegations from prostitution suspect

    The Montgomery Police Department has launched an internal investigation based on the allegations of a prostitution suspect who was arrested last month.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. Internal Probe Finds Suburban Cop Lied About Sex Abuse Case

    An internal police inquiry into Justice police officer Carmen Scardine, accused in a federal lawsuit of forcing a woman to perform oral sex in his squad car, found that he broke department policy, abused his police powers, lied about the incident and may have violated the law, according to documents.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago


  1. The CIA also decided to destroy the tapes in "the absence of any legal or internal reason to keep them," Hayden wrote.
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Michael Hayden Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It is prudent to determine immediately whether there are internal weaknesses or procedural shortcomings in the department that could make us vulnerable in the future," said Gates, who spoke at a press conference at the Pentagon on Thursday...
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: ABC News

  3. "We've made a tough decision today," Seahawks CEO Tod Leiweke said in a release. "It became apparent after conducting an extensive internal audit that a new direction was needed to provide an opportunity for the organization to be successful....
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Tod Leiweke Source:

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