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"interested" in British English

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interestedadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.trəs.tɪd/  us   /ˈɪn.trɪs.tɪd/
  • interested adjective (FEELING INVOLVED)

A2 wanting to give ​yourattention 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 inboys. I'd be interested tohear more about ​yourwork. "Really?" he said, with an interested ​look on his ​face. Yes, I'd be very interested inknowing more about the ​servicesyourfirmoffers.
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"interested" in American English

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interestedadjective

 us   /ˈɪn·trə·stɪd, ˈɪn·təˌres·tɪd/
wanting to give ​yourattention to something or ​learn more about it: He didn’t ​seem interested in coming. [+ to infinitive] I’d be interested to ​learn why he ​likes her.
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