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Origin of special interest
OTHER WORDS FROM special interestspecial-interest, adjective
Words nearby special interest
Example sentences from the Web for special interest
In a letter to the carriers Monday, the three lawmakers took special interest in Comcast, citing public reporting that it would start charging the heaviest Internet users in the Northeast more.
The political insiders have been smothering Virginians’ best interests with their special interests.Political newcomer with ability to self-fund to enter race for Virginia governor|Laura Vozzella|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
He developed a special interest and expertise in domestic terrorism.Domestic Terrorism: A More Urgent Threat, but Weaker Laws|by Sebastian Rotella|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
Ginny Merrifield, executive director of the group, told me that it formed as a result of concerns that the coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated how politics and special interests, namely teachers’ unions, take precedence over the needs of children.North County Report: New Parents Group Pushes School Reopenings|Kayla Jimenez|January 7, 2021|Voice of San Diego
She told KUSI she thought Campbell was controlled by special interests.Politics Report: What the Dramatic Council President Contest Taught Us|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|December 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But in the case of black women, another study found no lack of interest.
But if you have a hearing and you prove that someone is mature enough, well then that state interest evaporates.
While public interest in Ebola continues to dwindle, the epidemic itself continues to soar.
As for the federal authorities, they have made themselves available but the clergy have not requested special protection.
Lennon casually told some DC friends about it and found there was local interest in establishing Dinner Parties.
In the parish churches, many of which are of great interest, the predominant styles are Decorated and Perpendicular.
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood