Definition Of interest


a group or organization having a specified common concern, especially in politics or business.

the regulation of national interests in India, Brazil, and Africa

a stake, share, or involvement in an undertaking, especially a financial one.

holders of voting rights must disclose their interests

excite the curiosity or attention of (someone).

I thought the book might interest Eric

money paid regularly at a particular rate for the use of money lent, or for delaying the repayment of a debt.

the monthly rate of interest

the advantage or benefit of a person or group.

the merger is not contrary to the public interest

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Example Of interest

  • interest payments

  • a tale full of interest

  • And to attack us in a way that might provoke a response, I don't think is in his interest .

  • Anyway, I need to talk to him because I've worked out a way by which he can keep the country afloat; and it's in his interest to listen.

  • At the early meetings there was great interest and enthusiasm, but that dwindled.

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