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English definition of “inner”

inner

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɪn.ər/ us    //
B2 inside or contained within something else: Leading off the main hall is a series of small inner rooms.humorous Few people ever managed to penetrate the director's inner sanctum (= very private room). B2 Inner feelings or thoughts are ones that you do not show or tell other people: Sarah seemed to have a profound sense of inner peace.
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