Übersetzung von “interest” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nouninterest /ˈɪntərɪst, -trɪst/
a feeling that you want to know about or pay attention to sth
intérêt masculine

He has a strong interest in folk music.
Il s'intéresse beaucoup à la musique folk.

We followed the news stories with interest.
Nous avons suivi les nouvelles avec intérêt.
take an interest in
s'intéresser à

He took a special interest in me after seeing me play.
Il s'intéressa particulièrement à moi après m'avoir vu jouer.
lose interest (in)
to stop paying attention to
se désintéresser de

The kids soon lost interest in what she was saying.
Les enfants se sont vite désintéressés de ce qu'elle disait.
uncountable a quality that makes you want to know more about sth
intérêt masculine
of interest
qui présente un intérêt

buildings of historical interest
des bâtiments d'intérêt historique

an article that might be of interest to you
un article qui pourrait t'intéresser
countable a hobby or leisure activity
centre masculine d'intérêt

What are your interests?
Quels sont vos centres d'intérêt ?
uncountable money charged by a bank when it lends money or paid to you when you save money
intérêts masculine plural

to pay interest
payer des intérêts
; see also interest rate
an advantage or benefit
intérêt masculine
in the interest of
in order to help
dans l'intérêt de

restrictions imposed in the interest of public safety
des restrictions imposées dans l'intérêt de la sécurité publique
in sb's interest
of use or benefit to sb
dans l'intérêt de qqn

It was not in our interest to answer their questions.
Ce n'était pas dans notre intérêt de répondre à leurs questions.
in sb's best interest(s)
best for sb
ce qu'il y a de mieux pour qqn

Sometimes taking a child out of the home is in the child's best interests.
Parfois, retirer un enfant de chez lui est ce qu'il y a de mieux pour l'enfant.


verb transitiveinterest /ˈɪntərɪst, -trɪst/
to cause you to want to know about or pay attention to sth

Tracing my family history interests me.
Cela m'intéresse de retracer l'histoire de ma famille.

(Übersetzung von “interest” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈintrəst, (American) ˈintərist/

curiosity; attention

That newspaper story is bound to arouse interest.

a matter, activity etc that is of special concern to one

chose qui intéresse (qqn)
Gardening is one of my main interests.

money paid in return for borrowing a usually large sum of money

The (rate of) interest on this loan is eight per cent
(also adjective) the interest rate.

(a share in the ownership of) a business firm etc

He bought an interest in the nightclub.

a group of connected businesses which act together to their own advantage

I suspect that the scheme will be opposed by the banking interest (= all the banks acting together).
interested adjective

(often with in) showing attention or having curiosity

intéressé (par)
He’s not interested in politics
Don’t tell me any more – I’m not interested
I’ll be interested to see what happens next week.

(often with in) willing, or wanting, to do, buy etc

intéressé (par)
Are you interested in (buying) a second-hand car?

personally involved in a particular business, project etc and therefore likely to be anxious about decisions made regarding it

You must consult the other interested parties (= the other people involved).
interesting adjective (negative uninteresting)

an interesting book.
interestingly adverb

de façon intéressante
in one’s (own) interest

bringing, or in order to bring, advantage, benefit, help etc to oneself etc

dans son (propre) intérêt
It would be in our own interest to help him, as he may be able to help us later.
in the interest(s) of

in order to get, achieve, increase etc

dans l’intérêt de
The political march was banned in the interests of public safety.
lose interest

to stop being interested

se désintéresser de
He used to be very active in politics, but he’s lost interest now.
take an interest

to be interested

s’intéresser (à)
I take a great interest in everything they do.



(with in) to persuade to do, buy etc

intéresser (à)
Can I interest you in (buying) this dictionary?

(Übersetzung von “interest” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)