Definitions for vested interest
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a special interest in an existing system, arrangement, or institution for particular personal reasons.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a permanent right given to an employee under a pension plan.
vested interests, the groups who benefit most from existing systems.
(law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
groups that seek to control a social system or activity from which they derive private benefit
a right or title that can be conveyed
a fixed right granted to an employee, especially under a pension plan
a stake, often financial, in a particular outcome
a group of people or organizations with such a stake
an exceptionally strong interest in protecting or promoting something to one's own advantage
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