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Definición de “interest” en inglés


noun     /ˈɪntrəst/
FEELING [U, no plural] B1 the feeling of wanting to give attention to something or discover more about it: Mark had an interest in the media and wanted to become a journalist . After a while he simply lost interest in (= stopped being interested ) his studies . Bindi felt that her father didn't take much of an interest in her (= he was not very interested ).Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
ACTIVITY/SUBJECT [C] B1 something you enjoy doing, studying , or experiencing : We share a lot of the same interests, particularly music and football .Pastimes - general words
MONEY YOU PAY [U] B2 the extra money that you must pay to a bank , company , etc which has lent you money : low interest rates Savings, interest and capitalBanks and bank accounts
MONEY YOU EARN [U] B2 the money you earn from keeping your money in a bank account Savings, interest and capital
QUALITY [U] B1 a quality that makes you think something is interesting : Would this book be of any interest to you? The tour offers a chance to visit places of interest.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
ADVANTAGE [C, U] something that gives someone or something an advantage : A union looks after the interests of its members .Useful or advantageous
be in sb's interest(s) to help someone and give them an advantage : It may not be in your interests to change jobs so soon .Advantage and disadvantage
in the interest(s) of sth in order to achieve a particular situation or quality : In the interest of safety , passengers are advised to wear their seat belts at all times .Causing things to happen
LEGAL RIGHT [C] formal the legal right to own or receive part of a building , company , profits , etc → See also self-interest, vested interestBelongings and possessions
(Definition of interest noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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