interestnounuk /ˈɪn.trəst/ us /ˈɪn.trɪst/
interest noun (INVOLVEMENT)
- He has demonstrated a genuine interest in the project.
- He wanted science students to take an interest in the arts, and so he ran literature classes at his home on Sunday afternoons.
- They take a lively interest in their grandchildren.
- I lost interest halfway through the book and I never finished it.
- I can honestly say that I have no interest whatsoever in the royal family.
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interest noun (ADVANTAGE)
- As both a teacher and parent, she had an interest in seeing the school remain open.
- Is it really in the public interest to publish this information?
- The government's view is that raising taxes now would not be in the national interest .
- The government will only say it is not in the general interest to reveal any more information.
- She claimed that she had no financial interest in the case.
interest noun (MONEY)
interest noun (LEGAL RIGHT)
interestverb [T]uk /ˈɪn.trəst/ us /ˈɪn.trɪst/
- Politics doesn't interest him much.
- I've got some news that might interest you.
- The subject that interests her most seems to be her own health!
- The idea of travelling to China had always interested him, and this seemed like a perfect opportunity.
- Anything to do with planes and flying interests him enormously.