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disinterested

adjective uk   us   /dɪˈsɪn.trə.stɪd/
having no personal involvement or receiving no personal advantage, and therefore free to act fairly: a disinterested observer/judgment a piece of disinterested advice Note: Disinterested is sometimes used to mean not interested, but many people consider this use to be incorrect. Compare uninterested.
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