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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 interiorthe 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
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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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Translations of “interior”
in Korean 내부…
in Arabic داخِل…
in French intérieur…
in Turkish iç taraf, iç kısım…
in Italian interno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 內部, 內地,腹地…
in Russian внутренняя часть, интерьер…
in Polish wnętrze…
in Spanish interior…
in Portuguese interior…
in German Innen-……
in Catalan interior…
in Japanese 内側…
in Chinese (Simplified) 内部, 内地,腹地…
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