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interior

noun uk   /ɪnˈtɪə.ri.ər/ us    /-ˈtɪr.i.ɚ/
B2 [C] the inside part of something: The estate agent had pictures of the house from the outside but none of its interior. The car's interior is very impressive - wonderful leather seats and a wooden dashboard. [S] the land that is furthest away from the outside or coast of a country or continent: the African interior the interior in some countries, the government department that deals with subjects and events that are important in the country itself instead of events in other countries: the Ministry of the Interior officials of the US Interior Department

interior

adjective [before noun] uk   /ɪnˈtɪə.ri.ər/ us    /-ˈtɪr.i.ɚ/
inside: The interior walls have patches of damp on them. The paintwork on the interior doors (= those not in the outside wall of a building) is in good condition. relating to the government department in some countries that deals with subjects and events that are important in that country instead of events in other countries: France's interior minister
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