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Meaning of “interest” - Learner’s Dictionary

interest

verb [T]     /ˈɪntrəst/
B1 If someone or something interests you, you want to give them your attention and discover more about them: History doesn't really interest me.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
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…
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