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an interest in politics
People are losing all interest in the election.
The reports have aroused considerable interest.
The presidential race is being watched with interest all over the world.
Apparently several buyers have expressed an interest in the deal.
To my relief, no one showed the slightest interest when I got up to leave.
I have no interest in depriving you of what is rightfully yours.
"What do you mean?" asked Pat, now taking an interest in the proceedings.
He has a particular interest in Italian art.
an increase in the interest charged on personal loans
You will repay the money with interest, as agreed in the contract.
The scar added interest to a face that otherwise would have appeared too bland.
The city has a multitude of museums and places of interest.
publications that may be of interest to the self-employed
Most major programs allow students to include subjects of special interest to them.
"What you think is of no interest to me," Elaine said flatly.
All he cares about is protecting his own interests.
It's in their own interest to cooperate.
He claims he has only my best interests at heart.
The president doesn't believe the plan is in the best interest of the company.
Publication of the documents is not in the public interest.
The United States had an interest in giving military aid because it provided jobs for American workers.
This is the American English definition of interest. View British English definition of interest.