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Synonyms for interest

Synonyms for interest

mental acquisitiveness

curiosity about or attention to someone or something

something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

a right or legal share in something

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for interest

a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something

a reason for wanting something done


the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

a fixed charge for borrowing money

(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

be on the mind of

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I have long experience of public office in Wales and I am aware of the need to declare interests and have done so whenever necessary.
Five Conservative MPs, including Worcestershire MP Sir Micheal Spicer, will face no action for failing to declare interests during Commons debates, after the House's anti-sleaze committee said they had committed only 'minor and inadvertent' infringements.
EAST Antrim MP Roy Beggs defended his failure to declare interests to the House of Commons last night, saying the mistake was an "oversight".
There have been repeated allegations of conflict of interest, failure to declare interests and questions about deals in his past life.
The commission found reason for concern in at least one Welsh council where members were failing to declare interests in companies receiving grants.
He previously apologised to MPs for failing to declare interests in firms Roll Centre Inc and RJ Engineering Ltd.
Social Affairs Minister Dermot Ahern told 550 delegates at the Annual Conference of the Local Authority Members Association in Kilkenny that all members must declare interests that could impact on their roles and all donations over pounds 500 must be recorded.