inner inner  /ˈɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) located inward
  2. (adj) located or occurring within or closer to a center
  3. (adj) innermost or essential
  4. (adj) confined to an exclusive group
  5. (adj) exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence
  6. (adj) inside or closer to the inside of the body

Usage(s):

  1. The problem facing inner-city youths, however, has been that they seem to reap little of the economic benefit even when the job market is expanding.
  2. The problem facing inner-city youths, however, has been that they seem to reap little of the economic benefit even when the job market is expanding.
  3. The link seems obvious, but a new study is the first to suggest that inner-ear imbalances, which are common among older adults, may be causing many preventable falls.

News

  1. Inner-city teens set to get free makeovers today

    Chandra Brown, wife of NFL football player Tony Brown, plans to show more than two dozen inner-city girls that they are royalty.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. DornerWorks Among ICIC and FORTUNE's Inner City 100 Winners

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced that DornerWorks (Rank #68) was selected for the 2013 Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing inner ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Helping to restore balance after inner ear disorder

    ( Springer ) Many disorders of the inner hear which affect both hearing and balance can be hugely debilitating and are currently largely incurable. To date, there has not been an analogous treatment for balance disorders resulting from inner ear disease. One potential new treatment is an implantable vestibular prosthesis which would directly activate the vestibular nerve by electrical ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. Clinton said she had been challenging them "when you were practicing law and representing your contributor, Rezko, in his slum landlord business in inner city Chicago."
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Forbes

  2. "At least on the basketball court I could find a community of sorts, with an inner life all its own," Obama wrote. "It was there that I would make my closest white friends, on turf where blackness couldn't be a disadvantage."
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "You have a two-tier government. Your inner circle and then the remainder of cabinet," Flint wrote. "I have the greatest respect for the women who have served as full members of cabinet and for those who attend as and when required. However,...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Caroline Flint Source: guardian.co.uk

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