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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

Synonyms

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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The effect of the first difference is, on the one hand, to refine and enlarge the public views, by passing them through the medium of a chosen body of citizens, whose wisdom may best discern the true interest of their country, and whose patriotism and love of justice will be least likely to sacrifice it to temporary or partial considerations.
There are again two methods of removing the causes of faction: the one, by destroying the liberty which is essential to its existence; the other, by giving to every citizen the same opinions, the same passions, and the same interests.
From the protection of different and unequal faculties of acquiring property, the possession of different degrees and kinds of property immediately results; and from the influence of these on the sentiments and views of the respective proprietors, ensues a division of the society into different interests and parties.
The federal Constitution forms a happy combination in this respect; the great and aggregate interests being referred to the national, the local and particular to the State legislatures.
The smaller the society, the fewer probably will be the distinct parties and interests composing it; the fewer the distinct parties and interests, the more frequently will a majority be found of the same party; and the smaller the number of individuals composing a majority, and the smaller the compass within which they are placed, the more easily will they concert and execute their plans of oppression.
Then you must also have acknowledged justice not to be for the interest of the stronger, when the rulers unintentionally command things to be done which are to their own injury.
I have found that strict business methods go a long way in securing the interest of rich people.
It is upon these small gifts, which carry with them the interest of hundreds of donors, that any philanthropic work must depend largely for its support.
Curry is a native of the South, an ex-Confederate soldier, yet I do not believe there is any man in the country who is more deeply interest in the highest welfare of the Negro than Dr.
Imagine my surprise when the General told me, further, that these meetings were to be held, not in the interests of Hampton, but in the interests of Tuskegee, and that the Hampton Institute was to be responsible for all the expenses.
12, 1996, the appraised value of a 1% MIL LP interest was determined to be $89,505.
The Bank of Japan undertook drastic steps to lower interest rates to save domestic banks and non-financial companies after Japan's bubble burst.
The proposed regulations provide clear guidelines related to determining value by introducing a new type of partnership interest, the Safe Harbor Partnership Interest.
Conflicts of interest are ethically problematic because they pose a threat to the routine fulfillment of fiduciary responsibility, the basis of every health care organization's obligations to its patients.
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