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Meaning of "interest" in Essential English Dictionary

interest

verb   /ˈɪntrəst/
B1 If someone or something interests you, you want to give them your attention and know more about them: History doesn’t really interest me.
Translations of “interest”
in Arabic يُثير الاهْتِمام…
in Korean 흥미를 유발하다…
in Malaysian memujuk…
in French intéresser (à)…
in Turkish ilgilendirmek, ilgisini çekmek, merakını uyandırmak…
in Italian interessare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…感興趣…
in Russian интересовать…
in Polish interesować…
in Vietnamese thuyết phục…
in Spanish interesar…
in Portuguese interessar…
in Thai ความสนใจ…
in German gewinnen…
in Catalan interessar…
in Japanese (人)に興味を持たせる…
in Indonesian membujuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…感兴趣…
(Definition of interest verb from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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