[in-ter-uh-stid, -truh-stid, -tuh-res-tid] /ˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪd/

having an in something; concerned:
Interested members will meet at noon.
having the attention or curiosity engaged:
an interested spectator.
characterized by a feeling of .
influenced by personal or selfish motives:
an interested witness.
participating; having an or share; having money involved.
/ˈɪntrɪstɪd; -tərɪs-/
showing or having interest
(usually prenominal) personally involved or implicated: the interested parties met to discuss the business

“motivated by self-interest,” 1705; “having an interest or stake (in something);” from past participle of interest (v.).


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