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interest
British English: /ˈɪnt(ə)rɪst/
American English: /ˈɪnt(ə)rəst/

Translation of interest in German:

noun

compound interest, → simple interest, → vested
  • 1 (concern, curiosity)
    Interesse, das
    Anliegen, das
    take or have an interest in somebody/something
    sich für jemanden/etwas interessieren
    show/develop a [lively] interest in somebody/something
    [lebhaftes] Interesse an jemandem/etwas zeigen/entwickeln
    take or have/show no further interest in somebody/something
    das Interesse an jemandem/etwas verloren haben/kein Interesse mehr an jemandem/etwas zeigen
    [just] for or out of interest
    [nur] interessehalber
    with interest lose interest in somebody/something
    das Interesse an jemandem/etwas verlieren
    interest in life/food
    Lust am Leben/Essen
  • 2 (quality of something)
    Interesse, das
    Bedeutung, die
    this has no great interest for me
    das interessiert mich nicht besonders
    be of interest
    interessant od. von Interesse sein (to für)
    this is of no interest to me
    das interssiert mich nicht
  • 3
    (advantage, profit) Interesse, das
    act in one's own/somebody's interest[s]
    im eigenen/in jemandes Interesse handeln
    it is in your interest to go
    es liegt in deinem Interesse zu gehen
    in the interest[s] of humanity
    zum Wohle der Menschheit
  • 4 (thing in which one is concerned)
    Belange Pl.
    have a wide range of interests
    viele Interessen haben
  • 5
    (Finance)
    Zinsen Pl.
    rate of interest, interest rate
    Zinssatz, der
    interest on one's capital
    Zinsen auf sein Kapital
    interest on a mortgage
    Hypothekenzinsen Pl.
    at interest
    gegen od. auf Zinsen
    at 6% interest
    zu 6% Zinsen
    with interest [figurative] (with increased force etc.)
    doppelt und dreifach [colloquial] (→ interest 1 1)
    give back or return blows with interest
    [figurative]
    Schläge mit doppelter Härte zurückgeben
  • 6 (financial stake)
    Anteil, der
    have [financial] interests all over the world
    an Firmen od. Unternehmungen in der ganzen Welt finanziell beteiligt sein
    American interests in the Caribbean
    amerikanische Interessen in der Karibik
    declare an interest
    seine Interessen darlegen
  • 7
    (legal concern) [Rechts]anspruch, der
  • 8
    (party having common interest) Interessengruppe, die
    banking interests
    Bankkreise Pl.
    die Banken
    business interests
    die Großindustrie

transitive verb

  • interessieren (in für)
    be interested in somebody/something
    sich für jemanden/etwas interessieren
    interest oneself in …
    sich für … interessieren
    somebody is interested by somebody/something
    jemand/etwas erregt jemandes Interesse
    interested

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