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special interests

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspecial interestsˌspecial ˈinterests noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 special interest groups in general 🔊 Special interests donate millions of dollars to political campaigns.
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special interestsThe influence of pressure groups and special interests will become pervasive.They could have the effect of simply making it cheaper for special interests to buy the system.He said he wants to take power away from special interests and return it to voters.Other options are fraught with more complications because of the possibility of contributions from special interests.Congress is not at its best when trying to reconcile the special interests that flock round energy bills.A must for anyone concerned with advertising to businesses, government, associations and consumer groups with special interests.
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