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adjective, adverb, preposition
  1. 1
    within the inner part or area of something
    1. a.
      enclosed in a container or space

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    2. c.
      within an area or country

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    3. d.
      on the inner side of something

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    4. e.
      in the inner part of something

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  2. 2
    moving or looking into something
  3. 6
    done in less than a particular amount of time

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  4. 7
    informal spending time in a prison

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