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vested interest

Pronunciation: /ˈvestəd; ˈvestɪd/

Translation of vested interest in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Finance] [Law/Derecho] derecho (masculine) adquirido 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (personal stake) interés (masculine) (personal) they have a vested interestin (maintaining) the status quo tienen gran interés en mantener el statu quo
    Example sentences
    • But he believes shares are being stopped from reaching their ‘true level’ by financial institutions with a vested interest in seeing them continually rise.
    • The answer is that a family that has established a business, built it up and kept a substantial stake, has a vested interest in very long-term shareholder value.
    • The government has a vested interest in keeping the share prices high.
    1.3
    (vested interests plural)
    intereses (masculine plural) creados

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