interior Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “interior” in the English Dictionary

"interior" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ɪnˈtɪə.ri.ər/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i.ɚ/
B2 [C] the inside ​part of something: The ​estateagent had ​pictures of the ​house from the ​outside but none of ​its interior. The car's interior is very ​impressive - ​wonderfulleatherseats and a ​woodendashboard. [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 ​governmentdepartment 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
More examples

interioradjective [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 ​outsidewall of a ​building) is in good ​condition. relating to the ​governmentdepartment in some ​countries that ​deals with ​subjects and ​events that are ​important in that ​countryinstead of ​events in other ​countries: France's interior ​minister
More examples
(Definition of interior from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interior" in American English

See all translations

interioradjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈtɪər·i·ər/
inner; on or from the inside: The interior ​surface of the ​seashell was ​smooth.

interiornoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈtɪər·i·ər/
the inside ​part of something: [U] a car’s interior
(Definition of interior from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interior”
in Korean 내부…
in Arabic داخِل…
in Malaysian dalaman…
in French intérieur…
in Russian внутренняя часть, интерьер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 內部, 內地,腹地…
in Italian interno…
in Turkish iç taraf, iç kısım…
in Polish wnętrze…
in Spanish interior…
in Vietnamese bên trong…
in Portuguese interior…
in Thai ภายใน…
in German Innen-……
in Catalan interior…
in Japanese 内側…
in Chinese (Simplified) 内部, 内地,腹地…
in Indonesian bagian dalam…
What is the pronunciation of interior?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“interior” in British English

“interior” in American English

Word of the Day

be nothing short of

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour

Word of the Day

Coffee culture
Coffee culture
by Colin McIntosh,
November 24, 2015
In a study published recently and widely reported in the media, researchers from Harvard University School of Public Health found that people who drink a moderate amount of coffee per day are less likely to die from a range of diseases. Good news for coffee drinkers, who make up an ever-increasing proportion

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More