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"interesting" in British English

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interestingadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.trəs.tɪŋ/ us   /ˈɪn.trɪs.tɪŋ/
A1 Someone or something that is interesting keeps your attention because he, she, or it is unusual, exciting, or has a lot of ideas: She's quite an interesting woman. She's got some very interesting things to say on the subject. It is always interesting to hear other people's point of view. Oh, I didn't know they were married - that's interesting.
humorous strange or different: That's an interesting looking hat you're wearing, Neil!

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"interesting" in American English

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interestingadjective

us   /ˈɪn·trə·stɪŋ, ˈɪn·təˌres·tɪŋ/
holding one’s attention: An interesting thing happened on the trip back.
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Translations of “interesting”
in Arabic مُشَوِّق…
in Korean 흥미 있는…
in Portuguese interessante…
in Catalan interessant…
in Japanese おもしろい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有趣的,引起兴趣的, 怪异的…
in Turkish ilginç, ilgi çekici/çeken…
in Russian интересный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有趣的,引起興趣的, 怪異的…
in Italian interessante…
in Polish ciekawy, interesujący…
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