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interests

EN[ˈɪnt(ə)ɹɪsts] [ˈɪntɹɛsts]
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    Definition of interests in English Dictionary

  • NounBFinterestPREinter-
    1. plural of interest.
      1. The persons interested in any particular business or cause, taken collectively.
        1. the coal-mining interests
        2. the separatist interests
    2. VerbBFinterestPRinterestingPT, PPinterested
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of interest.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • I presume that the lobbyists of those interests who can afford to buy and pay for special privileges, will read with a great deal of glee that this is now the order of the day.
          • It beggars belief to suppose that corporate policies can always pursue the best interests of a company.
          • Correlated waves interfere to produce interesting patterns, while uncorrelated waves overlap without interfering.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The judge recused herself from that case, citing a possible conflict of interest.
          • This is a tree-y course, like New Zealand, really good, good greens, well bunkered, a trifle on the short side, but full of interest.
          • The judge recused from the case, citing a possible conflict of interest.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en interest
          2. fr intérêts
          3. en interess
          4. en interested
          5. en enterest
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          Grammatically, this word "interests" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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