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adjective interested pronunciation in American English /ˈɪntrəstəd/
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  1. 1
    [not usually before noun] wanting to know about or take part in something
    interested in: Joe’s always been interested in sports.
    be interested to hear/know/learn/see etc.: I’d be interested to hear what you think.
    not remotely interested in something (=not at all interested): He wasn’t remotely interested in romance.
  2. 2
    [never before noun] willing or eager to do something
    We’re going to the movies. Are you interested (=would you like to come too)?
    interested in: Is anyone interested in a quick walk before lunch?
    interested in doing something: If you are interested in helping, just show up on Saturday.

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