extrinsic(redirected from extrinsically)
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extrinsicadjective accessory, added, additional, alien, apart, applied from without, collateral, contingent, derived from without, exterior, external, extra, extraneous, extrinsical, foreign, incidental, irrelevant, nonessential, peripheral, secondary, separate, strange, subordinate, subsidiary, supplemental, unessential
Associated concepts: extrinsic agreements, extrinsic ambiiuity, extrinsic circumstances, extrinsic evidence, extrinsic facts, extrinsic fraud, extrinsic mistake
See also: alien, extraneous, foreign, incidental, nonessential, unessential, unnecessary
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.