invested interest vs vested interest : Common Errors in English

About invested interest vs vested interest

If you have a personal stake in something which causes you to be biased toward it, you have a vested interest in it. People discussing financial investment sometimes pun on this phrase by writing “invested interest,” but most of the time when you see the latter spelling, it’s just a mistake.

vested interest Meaning(s)

  • (n) (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
  • (n) groups that seek to control a social system or activity from which they derive private benefit

vested interest in News

  • Public hearing Tuesday on North Shore beaches

    REVERE — Sen. Thomas McGee is hoping that residents, friends groups and anyone with a vested interest in seeing the North Shore’s beaches thrive will turn out for the Metropolitan Beach Commission hearing, Tuesday at the Jack Satter House.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: The Daily Item

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