interested interested  /ˈɪn trə stəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern
  2. (adj) involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in

Usage(s):

  1. He became interested in global events and issues as he got older and that would not have stopped.
  2. I was only interested in my own kids.
  3. Obviously the last thing they would be interested in is making love.

News

  1. Clippers still interested in Lionel Hollins and Nate McMillan

    As the Clippers continue their search for a new coach, they remain interested in Lionel Hollins and Nate McMillan, said an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Shad Khan interested in Shipyards property

    Jacksonville Jaguars Shad Khan owner is interested in developing the Shipyards property, a 40-acre plot of city-owned land that has been mired in lawsuits, bankruptcy, grand jury investigations and broken promises.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  3. Doc Rivers and Los Angeles Clippers interested in one another, according to report

    Doc Rivers would be interested in joining the Los Angeles Clippers if he and the Boston Celtics decide to go in opposite directions, sources told ESPN . The Clippers haven't requested to speak with the Celtics head coach, the sources said, but if Rivers does decide to leave Boston he would immediately become the top candidate in LA. Much of the rumor will depend on the Celtics' future. Boston ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "I've told people that if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them (Iran) from having the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon," Bush said.
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. Mr Obama said: "Should North Korea decide to take this action, we will work with all interested partners in the international community to take appropriate steps to let North Korea know that they cannot threaten the safety and stability of other...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Online

  3. Voinovich rightly called out the Senate leadership on this idea, saying, "Democrats are more interested in having this issue to demagogue for political gamesmanship than they are in simply passing the benefits extension."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: George Voinovich Source: The Morning Journal

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