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Pronunciation: /ˈɪntrɛst/

Translation of interest in Arabic:


  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود (attraction) أَهَمّيّة, قيمة to be of great/little interest to sb كانَ ذا أَهَمّيّةٍ كَبيرةٍ \ غَيْرَ ذي بالٍ بالنِسْبةِ لِشَخْصٍ that is of no interest to me ذلك لا قيمةَ لَهُ بالنِسْبةِ لي as a matter of interest … من بابِ حُبِّ المَعْرِفةِ to hold sb's interest حازَ اهْتِمامَ شَخْصٍ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود (on a loan, deposit) فائِدة the account pays 3.5% interest يَتِمُّ دَفْعُ 3.5% فائِدةً عن الحِسابِ
  • 4 (benefit) مَصْلَحة (plural: مَصالِحُ) in the interest of transparency/freedom حِرْصاً على الشَفّافيّةِ \ العَدالةِ it is in your own interest to attend من مَصْلَحَتِكَ أَنْتَ أنْ تَحْضُرَ to have sb's best interests at heart راعى مَصالِحَ شَخْصٍ بِكُلِّ إخْلاصٍ
  • 5 [formal/رسمي], (stake) مَصْلَحة (plural: مَصالِحُ) my business interests مَصالِحي التِجاريّة to have an interest in the property كانَ لَهُ مَصْلَحةٌ في العَقارِ to have a vested interest in doing sth ‫كانَ لَهُ مَصْلَحةٌ ذاتيّةٌ في فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ‬ to declare an interest in a project أَعْلَنَ أنّ لَهُ مَصْلَحةً في مَشْروعٍ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (to attract) [topic] أَثارَ الاهْتِمامَ economics interests him enormously/doesn't interest him at all الاقْتِصادُ يُثيرُ اهْتِمامَهُ بِدَرَجةٍ كَبيرةٍ \ لا يُثيرُ اهْتِمامَهُ على الإطْلاقِ to interest sb in sth/in doing sth رَغَّبَ شَخْصاً في شَيْءٍ \ في فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ

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