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vested interest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvested interestvested interesta strong reason for wanting something to happen because you will gain from it Since he owns the strip of land, Cook has a vested interest in the project being approved. vested
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has ... vested interestEven though the white woman is oppressed herself, she has a vested interest in apartheid.Exciting, unfamiliar and lively means fresh copy for the press, which has a vested interest in chaos.Well, he obviously has a vested interest in having some one else to blame.The agent also has a vested interest in keeping the event's costs at a minimum.Practically everybody involved has a vested interest in making the child drop her claim.
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