Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 198 results

interest British & World English

The feeling of wanting to know or learn about something or someone

interest English Thesaurus

the children listened to the story with great interest

sphere of influence British & World English

A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments though it has no formal authority

at interest British & World English

(Of money borrowed) on the condition that interest is payable

with interest British & World English

With interest charged or paid

interest-free British & World English

With no interest charged on money that has been borrowed

interest rate British & World English

The proportion of a loan that is charged as interest to the borrower, typically expressed as an annual percentage of the loan outstanding

life interest British & World English

A right to property that a person holds for life but cannot dispose of further

love interest British & World English

An actor whose main role in a story or film is that of a lover of the central character

open interest British & World English

The number of contracts or commitments outstanding in futures and options trading on an official exchange at any one time

self-interest British & World English

One’s personal interest or advantage, especially when pursued without regard for others

self-interest English Thesaurus

laissez-faire is an economic system based on individualism and self-interest

human interest British & World English

The aspect of a story in the media that interests people because it describes the experiences or emotions of individuals to which others can relate

vested interest British & World English

A personal reason for involvement in an undertaking or situation, especially an expectation of financial or other gain

minority interest British & World English

An activity, subject, etc. that is of interest to only a limited number of people

outside interest British & World English

An interest not connected with one’s work or studies

controlling interest British & World English

The holding by one person or group of a majority of the stock of a business, giving the holder a means of exercising control

conflict of interest British & World English

A situation in which the concerns or aims of two different parties are incompatible

declare an interest British & World English

Make known one’s financial interests in an undertaking before it is discussed

interested British & World English

Showing curiosity or concern about something or someone; having a feeling of interest

public interest immunity British & World English

(In the UK and some Commonwealth countries) a principle by which the government can request that sensitive documents are not used as evidence in a trial, on the grounds that to do so would be against the public or national interest

special interest group British & World English

A group of people or an organization seeking or receiving special advantages, typically through political lobbying

interest someone in in interest British & World English

Persuade someone to undertake or acquire (something)

at interest in interest British & World English

(Of money borrowed) on the condition that interest is payable

with interest in interest British & World English

With interest charged or paid

declare an interest in interest British & World English

Make known one’s financial interests in an undertaking before it is discussed

sphere of influence in sphere British & World English

A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments though it has no formal authority


Page: 1 2 3 4