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adjective [only before noun] inner pronunciation in British English /ˈɪnə(r)/
  1. 1
    inside or further towards the centre of something
    He reached into the inner pocket of his jacket.
    Cut off the stalks and all but the most tender inner leaves.
    the inner ear
  2. 2
    close to the people with the most power or authority
    The inner Cabinet rejected the proposal.
  3. 4
    private, personal, or secret
    Read closely and you will discover an inner meaning to his words.
    inner feelings

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