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  • n  a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    an interest in music
  • n  a reason for wanting something done
    in the interest of safety
    in the common interest
  • n  the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    they said nothing of great interest
    primary colors can add interest to a room
  • n  a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed
    how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?
  • n  (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    they have interests all over the world
  • n  (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims
    the iron interests stepped up production
  • n  a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
    he counts reading among his interests
  • v  excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
  • v  be on the mind of
  • v  be of importance or consequence

  • No financial topic has been the subject of more consternation during the past three years than interest rates.
  • No financial topic has been the subject of more consternation during the past three years than interest rates.
  • Early in the wage-price freeze, labor leaders and some Democrats urged President Nixon to slap controls on interest rates too The Administration refused, contending that free .
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  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    Obama said he came to Cairo "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in...
  • David Cameron in Sydney Morning Herald
    Mr Cameron said he and Mr Clegg would "put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and the national interest".
  • Jason Alexander in msnbc.com
    I'm glad people are feeling like the economy's back enough that they can do it,Alexander said. "It wasn't because the interest in poker went away, so I have to assume people weren't willing to speculate."

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