1 adj If you are interestedin something, you think it is important and want to learn more about it or spend time doing it.
usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ in n/-ing, ADJ to-inf
I thought she might be interested in Paula's proposal..., I'd be interested to meet her.
2 adj An interested party or group of people is affected by or involved in a particular event or situation.
All the interested parties eventually agreed to the idea.
If you describe someone as self-interested, you disapprove of them because they always want to do what is best for themselves rather than for other people. adj
Narrowly self-interested behaviour is ultimately self-defeating.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 affected, attentive, attracted, curious, drawn, excited, fascinated, intent, into (informal) keen, moved, responsive, stimulated
2 biased, concerned, implicated, involved, partial, partisan, predisposed, prejudiced
1 apathetic, bored, detached, inattentive, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested, wearied
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