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Spanish translation of “interest”

interest

noun /ˈintrəst, (American) ˈintərist/
curiosity; attention
interés
That newspaper story is bound to arouse interest.
a matter, activity etc that is of special concern to one
interés
Gardening is one of my main interests.
money paid in return for borrowing a usually large sum of money
interés
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
participación
He bought an interest in the nightclub.
a group of connected businesses which act together to their own advantage
grupo de intereses
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
interesado (en)
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
interesado (en)
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
interesado
You must consult the other interested parties (= the other people involved).
interesting adjective (opposite uninteresting)
interesante
an interesting book.
interestingly adverb
de manera interesante
Interestingly, she failed to mention the subject.
interest rate noun the percentage amount that an organization such as a bank charges you when you borrow money or pays you when your keep money in an account
interés, tada de interés
The government may cut interest rates.
in one’s (own) interest bringing, or in order to bring, advantage, benefit, help etc to oneself etc
en su propio interés/beneficio
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
en el interés de
The political march was banned in the interests of public safety.
lose interest to stop being interested
perder el interés
He used to be very active in politics, but he’s lost interest now.
take an interest to be interested
interesarse
I take a great interest in everything they do.
(Definition of interest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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