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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
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"interior" in British English

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interiornoun

uk   /ɪnˈtɪə.ri.ər/  us   /ɪnˈtɪr.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 interior
the 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

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interioradjective [before noun]

uk   /ɪnˈtɪə.ri.ər/  us   /ɪnˈtɪr.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

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(Definition of interior from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
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