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noun as in advantage

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While 87 percent of Democrats say the coronavirus represents a threat to those vital interests — and 60 percent of independents agree — 48 percent of Republicans say the same.

They were able to take the resources and use them in the interests of the average Norwegian.

Buffett’s move has boosted the already sky-high institutional interest in the cloud-computing firm, Singh said.

From Fortune

While special interest groups often submit draft legislation and regulations to policymakers, legal experts said executive orders are less common and aren’t subject to the same public scrutiny.

Microsoft says it remains confident its proposal would have been “good for TikTok’s users, while protecting national security interests.”

From Fortune

But in the case of black women, another study found no lack of interest.

But if you have a hearing and you prove that someone is mature enough, well then that state interest evaporates.

While public interest in Ebola continues to dwindle, the epidemic itself continues to soar.

Lennon casually told some DC friends about it and found there was local interest in establishing Dinner Parties.

At the same time, campaigns are spending less while the special-interest groups are spending more.

In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.

And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.

A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.

His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.

She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.


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On this page you'll find 239 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interest, such as: activity, concern, enthusiasm, importance, passion, and significance.

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