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Meaning of “interested” in the English Dictionary

"interested" in British English

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interestedadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.trəs.tɪd/  us   /-trɪs-/
  • 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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(Definition of interested from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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.
(Definition of interested from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interested”
in Chinese (Simplified) 关注的, 感兴趣的…
in Turkish ilgili, meraklı, alakalı…
in Russian интересующийся, заинтересованный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關注的, 感興趣的…
in Polish zainteresowany…
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