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EVIDENCE, EXTRINSIC. External evidence, or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement, contract, and the like.
     2. It is a general rule that extrinsic evidence cannot be admitted to contradict, explain, vary or change the terms of a contract or of a will, except in a latent ambiguity, or to rebut a resulting trust. 14 John. 1; 1 Day, R. 8; 6 Conn. 270.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the first type of instrumentality, the future task extrinsically motivates and externally regulates the present activities.
But what is extrinsically bad cannot affect our actual experience and therefore should not be an object of our rational concern.
Means of 3.98 and 4.14 on Items 6 and 7, respectively, indicate that Malaysian managers reward both intrinsically and extrinsically. However, Jain's (1990) study found that the workers expected extrinsic or cash awards for their quality circle efforts.
The learners are motivated extrinsically when they have definite aims to achieve a target through acquiring a target language, and without these external rewards they consider it useless to acquire proficiency in that target language.
Older adults were found to be more extrinsically religious and competing activities than young adults.
For example, students who complete their homework because they comprehend its value for their careers are extrinsically motivated but have a greater sense of autonomy than students who complete their homework because their parents require them to complete it (Ryan & Deci, 2000).
Griffin argues that incompossibility is necessary and extrinsically grounded in the essential attributes of God since God cannot actualize incompossible substances.
Rarely has anybody tried to apply a concept deeply rooted in moral philosophy, such as practical wisdom, not extrinsically, in the discourse about economics, but intrinsically, in the development of economic models of choice themselves.
For example, one approach suggests that an individual's behavior can be either intrinsically motivated, extrinsically motivated, or amotivated.
Extrinsically motivated learning is focused upon satisfying others, or grades.
The mean scores show that the athletes are more intrinsically motivated than extrinsically and more extrinsically motivated than amotivated.
Students were extrinsically motivated to study mathematics, but the relationship between extrinsic motivation and achievement was weak.