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Princeton's WordNet

  1. special interestnoun

    an individual or group who are concerned with some particular part of the economy and who try to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor


  1. special interest

    An interest group or an advocacy group is a body which uses various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy.


  1. special interest

    Special interest refers to a group, organization, or sector that seeks to influence decisions or policies in their favor, typically within the context of politics or business. It represents a particular goal, cause, or area that has a specific focus or concern, often backed by dedicated supporters or lobbyists. Special interest can also refer to a personal or individual hobby, passion, or fascination over a particular subject matter.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of special interest in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of special interest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of special interest in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    The one guy that had some special interest that I know of that tried to get me to change my views on something, that was generous and gave me money, was Donald Trump. He wanted casino gambling in Florida, totally false.

  2. Joe Biden:

    The idea that we don't have elimination of assault type weapons -- magazines that can hold multiple bullets in them -- it's absolutely mindless, it is no violation of the Second Amendment -- it's just a bow to the special interest of the gun manufacturers and The NRA. It's got to stop.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Senator Paul has no chance of wining the nomination and the people of Kentucky should not allow him the privilege of remaining their senator. Rand should save his lobbyist's and special interest money and just go quietly home, rand's campaign is a total mess, and as a matter of fact, I didn't know he had anybody left in his campaign to make commercials who are not currently under indictment!

  4. Lisa Durden:

    Sure, the narrative they try to sell us is that they're hosting Hillary's fundraiser out of the goodness of their hearts. Not! the fact of the matter is, these celebrities are in bed with special interest groups who are looking for presidential influence when they want to push their agenda.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    Women are now 53% of voters, as I like to tell some of my Democratic friends who continue to talk about the war on women, we are not a special interest group -- we are the majority of the nation.


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