Meaning of INTERIOR in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
The ~ of something is the inside part of it.
The boat’s ~ badly needed painting.
N-COUNT: oft with poss
You use ~ to describe something that is inside a building or vehicle.
The ~ walls were painted green...
ADJ: ADJ n
The ~ of a country or continent is the central area of it.
The Yangzi river would give access to much of China’s ~.
N-SING: oft the N, oft with poss
A country’s ~ minister, ministry, or department deals with affairs within that country, such as law and order.
The French Interior Minister has intervened in a scandal over the role of a secret police force.
ADJ: ADJ n
A country’s minister or ministry of the ~ deals with affairs within that country, such as law and order.
An official from the Ministry of the Interior said six people had died.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012