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Main Entry: 1in·ter·est
Pronunciation: primarystressin-trschwast; primarystressint-schwa-secondarystressrest, -schwa-rschwast, primarystressint-schwarst; primarystressin-secondarystresstrest
Function: noun
1 : a right, title, or legal share in something
2 : something that promotes well-being : BENEFIT; also : SELF-INTEREST 2
3 a : a charge for borrowed money that is generally a percentage of the amount borrowed b : the profit in goods or money that is made on invested capital
4 a : readiness to be concerned with or moved by something b : a quality that arouses interest <modern art holds no interest for him>

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