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outside of

Except for; besides; aside from. Outside of a couple usual troublemakers, the class behaved extremely well during the field trip. The company doesn't give me any benefits outside of what's mandated by the government.
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outside of something

except for something; besides something. Outside of the cost of my laundry, I have practically no expenses. Outside of some new shoes, I don't need any new clothing.
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outside of

Except for, aside from, as in Outside of a little lipstick, she wore no makeup. [Colloquial; mid-1800s]
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The Detroit design community needs to step outside of the confines of Motown and get a close-up and personal glimpse of what's happening in the rest of the world.
Consequently, teaching qualitative methods in sociology can involve teaching "just" sociology, at the exclusion of techniques outside of the canon.
It is because the institution is inside of us, and we can't get outside of ourselves.
He becomes responsible for the DE who aligns head up to outside of the TE.
According to this logic, individuals should write their own histories, or record the events of their lives, like a masterful Rinehart or Trueblood, who slips outside of history and into a mask to manipulate or take advantage of a given historical context, to define his own identity.
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As shown in the accompanying diagram, the TSP runs from the LOS through the outside of the tackles to a depth of three to four yards.
The angle of his break must vary according to the speed of the receiver outside of him.
While this is going on, the HB releases upfield and, at eight yards, wheels outside of the curling WR, thus accomplishing the critical "mesh" point.
If the ball was on the hashmarks, we wanted the receiver on the wide side of the field to align one to two yards outside of the hashmark, and the receiver on the short side to set up no closer than six yards from the sideline.