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IngleseItaliano
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (curiosity, concern) (attenzione, curiosità)interesse nm
 Some people have an interest in other cultures while others do not.
 Alcune persone hanno interesse nelle altre culture, mentre alcune no.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (concern) (sollecitudine)interessamento nm
 My interest in the dispute is based on care for both people.
 Il mio interessamento alla lite è basato sulla tutela di entrambi.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: earnings) (guadagno)interesse nm
 This bank account gives 3% interest per year.
 Questa banca dà il 3% di interesse annuo.
 
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IngleseItaliano
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hobby) (hobby)interesse nm
Nota: Usato solo al plurale
 His interests include biking and studying languages.
 I suoi interessi includono lo studio delle lingue e andare in bicicletta.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: ownership) (finanza)partecipazione nf
 He has a financial interest in this company and may lose all his money.
 Ha una partecipazione finanziaria in questa azienda e potrebbe perdere tutto il suo denaro.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (personal benefit) (beneficio, vantaggio)interesse nm
 He did what was in his interest and didn't care for the feelings of the others.
 Ha fatto quello che era il suo interesse e non si è curato dei sentimenti degli altri.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: loan) (percentuale)interesse nm
 He pays 7% interest on their car loan.
 Paga il 7% di interesse sul finanziamento della loro macchina.
interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (participation in sthg)parte nf
  interesse nm
  interessarsi v rif
 She always takes an interest in the village fair.
 Prende sempre parte alla fiera del paese.
 Ha sempre molto interesse per la fiera paesana.
 Si interessa sempre della fiera paesana.
interest [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (engage attention) (attirare l'attenzione)interessare vtr
 Yes, other cultures really interest me.
 Certo, le altre culture mi interessano davvero.
interest [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (induce participation by [sb](coinvolgere)attirare vtr
 Can I interest you in some ice cream?
 Ti può attirare un gelato?
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
accrued interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amount of interest accumulated)interessi maturati nmpl
 The accrued interest for that account totals $100.
 Gli interessi maturati per quel conto ammontano a $100.
beneficial interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: profit from contract) (derivante da contratto)beneficio, vantaggio nm
best interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (greatest benefit)interesse maggiore nf
commercial interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business share or benefit)interesse economico nm
compound interest,
compounding interest
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(interest paid on top of previous)interesse composto nm
conflict of interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposing obligations)conflitto di interessi nm
 I couldn't use the attorney I wanted because of a conflict of interest.
 Il famoso avvocato ha dovuto rinunciare alla causa per un palese conflitto di interessi.
controlling interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: shares sufficient to ensure control)interesse di controllo nm
cumulative interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (in total)interesse composto nm
fixed-interest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (loan, mortgage)a interesse fisso loc agg
floating interest rate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: variable rate)tasso di interesse variabile, tasso di interesse fluttuante nm
gross interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (total interest accumulated)interesse lordo nm
 Per quest'affare l'interesse lordo dovrebbe essere di circa il 50%.
have a vested interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (personal advantage)avere un particolare interesse vtr
have a vested interest in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (personal advantage)avere un particolare interesse in [qlcs] vtr
 I have a vested interest in that company because my son's a director.
 Ho un particolare interesse per quell'azienda perché mio figlio è il direttore
hold [sb]'s interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay interesting)mantenere il proprio interesse vtr
 Speakers need to select stimulating topics to hold the listeners' interest.
 Coloro che parlano in pubblico devono scegliere argomenti stimolanti che mantengano l'interesse del pubblico.
human interest story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (news item about people's lives)storia di interesse umano nf
 It's a human interest story about a boy who successfully battled against cancer.
in [sb]'s best interest,
in [sb]'s best interests
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(of greatest benefit)nell'interesse di, nel miglior interesse di
 I'm moving out because it's in my family's best interest.
in [sb]'s best interest to do [sth],
in [sb]'s best interests to do [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(to greatest advantage)nell'interesse di, nel miglior interesse di
 It is in your best interest to accept the offer.
in the interest of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for the sake or good: of [sth])nell'interesse di prep
 In the interest of good relations, it's important to get on with your neighbours. In the interest of safety, you should always buckle your seatbelt.
interest group nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (organization that puts pressure on government)gruppo d'interesse nm
  lobby nf
interest in nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (curiosity about)interesse nm
Nota: Costruzione differente tra inglese e italiano.
 I've started to take an interest in classical music recently. I have no interest in hearing about your problems.
 I tuoi problemi non suscitano in me nessun interesse.
  interessarsi a, interessarsi di v rif
 Ultimamente ho iniziato a interessarmi alla musica classica.
interest rate,
rate of interest
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(amount added to money borrowed)tasso di interesse nm
 When interest rates are high, savers get a better return on their investments. I'm looking for a credit card with a lower interest rate.
 Sto cercando una carta di credito che abbia un tasso di interesse più basso. Quando i tassi di interesse sono alti, i risparmiatori realizzano maggiori ritorni sui loro investimenti.
interest-bearing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (account: accrues interest)fruttifero, produttivo di interesse agg
interest-free adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (account: no accruing interest) (di conto)senza interesse
keen interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (passionate curiosity)acuto interesse, vivo interesse nm
 She takes a keen interest in the doings of her grandchildren - she has them visit her regularly, and is always asking about them.
 Ha un vivo interesse in tutto ciò che riguarda i nipotini: fa in modo che vengano a trovarla regolarmente e chiede sempre di loro.
lack of interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (apathy, disinterest)mancanza di interesse, disinteresse nm
  indifferenza nf
 The course was cancelled due to a lack of interest.
 Il corso fu cancellato per mancanza di interesse.
lively interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (keenness, passion)vivo interesse nm
 Despite his depression, he still maintained a lively interest in word games.
 Nonostante la sua depressione, mantiene un vivo interesse per i giochi di parole.
lose interest in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (become apathetic)perdere interesse per vtr
  non essere più interessato a vi
 I've lost interest in politics; I really don't care who wins or loses.
 Ho perso interesse per la politica, non mi importa più niente di chi vince o chi perde.
lose interest in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (no longer like, enjoy)non avere più interesse per, perdere l'interesse per vtr
  non essere più interessato a vi
  (seguito da verbo)non interessare, non importare vi
 After I nearly drowned, I lost interest in swimming. Timmy lost interest in the toy after taking it away from his baby sister.
 Timmy ha perso l'interesse per quel giocattolo dopo averlo portato via alla sua sorellina.
 Da quando ho rischiato di annegare non mi interessa più imparare a nuotare.
love interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (romantic role in story)amato nm
  oggetto di attenzioni romantiche nm
 The actor plays the love interest in the film.
low interest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (finance: cheap loan)basso interesse nm
 Students can apply for a low-interest loan to cover their tuition fees.
 Gli studenti possono richiedere un prestito a basso interesse per coprire le relative tasse scolastiche.
of interest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (interesting)interessante, rilevante, degno di interesse agg
overnight interest rate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: rate large banks use)tasso di interesse alla giornata, tasso di interesse overnight nm
pecuniary interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (monetary right or power)interesse pecuniario nm
pique [sb]'s interest,
pique the interest of [sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(interest)risvegliare l'interesse di vtr
 Your mention of a job vacancy has really piqued my interest.
point of interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (landmark, interesting place)luogo d'interesse nm
 There are many points of interest along the highway, especially for lovers of history and geology.
 Lungo l'autostrada ci sono molti luoghi d'interesse, soprattutto per gli appassionati di storia e geologia.
possessory interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: right to occupy)diritto di possesso nm
power coupled with an interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: right/power)potere abbinato a un diritto, potere associato a un diritto nm
prime interest rate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: minimum interest rate)tasso di interesse primario nm
public interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (public's well-being)interesse comune nm
self-interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (concern only for oneself)interesse personale nm
short position,
short interest,
short account
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(finance)posizione corta nf
simple interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sum payable on an investment)interesse semplice nm
spark interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (prompt curiosity or enthusiasm)destare interesse vtr
special interests nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (groups that influence policy)rappresentanti di interessi particolari, gruppi di potere nmpl
  lobby nfpl
 There is a widespread belief that special interests influence politics through campaign contributions.
 È opinione diffusa che le lobby influenzino la politica attraverso i loro contributi alle campagne.
special interest,
special-interest
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(group: lobbying for a specific cause)interessi particolari nmpl
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Many people think the special interest groups buy candidates in U.S. elections. The Senator did his best to avoid the special-interest groups.
 Il senatore fece del suo meglio per evitare i rappresentanti di interessi particolari.
special-interest group nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (team that lobbies for a cause)gruppo d'interesse nm
 All these special interest groups are making our job much harder.
 Tutti questi gruppi d'interesse ci rendono il lavoro molto più difficile.
take an interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (show curiosity)interessarsi a, interessarsi di v rif
  mostrare interesse vtr
 When it comes to football I find it really hard to take an interest.
 Quando si tratta di calcio mi riesce difficilissimo mostrare interesse.
take an interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (show concern)mostrare interesse vtr
take an interest in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (show curiosity about [sth])interessarsi a, interessarsi di v rif
  mostrare interesse per vtr
 My mother never took any interest in my hobbies.
 Mia madre non ha mai mostrato interesse per i miei passatempi.
take an interest in [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (show concern for [sb])dimostrare interesse in, dimostrare interesse per vtr
variable-rate interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: rate that fluctuates)tasso di interesse variabile nm
vested interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (personal stake in an arrangement) (in un accordo)interesse personale nm
vested interests nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (people or groups who benefit)interessi acquisiti nmpl
vested interest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: unconditional right to an asset) (diritto incondizionato su un bene)diritto acquisito nm
with interest advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (plus money owed) (finanza)con gli interessi, più gli interessi avv
 You can pay in monthly instalments with interest.
 Potete pagare in rate mensili più gli interessi.
with interest advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (showing fascination)con interesse avv
 I have been following the news about the scandal with interest.
 Sto seguendo la notizia sullo scandalo con interesse.
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Collocations: interests me [greatly, little, a lot], is a [general, particular] interest in [going, making, doing], special interest groups, more...

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