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  • noun Plural form of interest.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of interest.

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Examples

  • They invariably used the term _economic conditions_, and the careful reader will not fail to perceive that although economic conditions produce interests which form the basis of class divisions, it is not unusual for men to act contrary to their personal _interests_ as a result of existing

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  • They should feel that their interests and those of the teacher, the board, and the taxpayers who support the school are all _common interests_, and that only as the pupils do their part will the interests of all be conserved.

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  • Not every country will follow our particular form of representative democracy, and there will be times when our short term interests do not align perfectly with our long term vision of the region.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

  • Not every country will follow our particular form of representative democracy, and there will be times when our short term interests do not align perfectly with our long term vision of the region.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

  • Not every country will follow our particular form of representative democracy, and there will be times when our short term interests do not align perfectly with our long term vision of the region.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

  • Beyan says she is willing to work with other parties, but only if such collaboration does not compromise what she calls the interests of Liberians.

    Liberian Presidential Candidate Beyan's Party is Certified

  • Finding them and serving their interests is the key to success.

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  • Among our guests 'many other interests is the protection, conservation and restoration of wild life and for four years he served as chairman of the Connecticut Board of Fisheries and Game and also acted as chairman of the President's Committee on Wildlife Restoration.

    The World Today

  • Not every country will follow our particular form of representative democracy, and there will be times when our short term interests do not align perfectly with our long term vision of the region.

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  • Such hollow ideas may serve the narcissistic needs and short term interests of a few, but what begins as simple negation can end in nihilistic disaster as those with hollow ideas and hardened avoid the real work of reviving the heart of culture and tending to the soul of the country.

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