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English definition of “interested”

interested

adjective uk   /ˈɪn.trəs.tɪd/ us    /-trɪs-/

interested adjective (INVOLVED)

A2 wanting to give your attention to something and discover more about it: He didn't seem very interested in what I was saying. She's at that age where she's starting to get interested in boys. I'd be interested to hear more about your work. "Really?" he said, with an interested look on his face. Yes, I'd be very interested in knowing more about the services your firm offers.
Opposite
Excited, interested and enthusiastic

interested adjective (LEGAL RIGHT)

relating to a person or group who have a connection with a particular situation, event, business, etc.: All interested parties (= people who are involved) are advised to contact this office.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of interested from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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