in the interest of

idiom

: in order to achieve (a particular goal or result)
In the interest of fairness, we decided to get everyone's opinion before making a decision.

Examples of in the interest of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Deputies located and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver recklessly evaded, and the pursuit was ultimately terminated in the interest of public safety. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, 31 May 2024 The survey is completely anonymous, in the interest of giving companies unfiltered feedback. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 May 2024 According to his lawyers, Hughes is seeking to preserve his license in the interest of justice. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 May 2024 That is not in the interest of justice, due process and making sure people believe the system is working fairly. Sam Gringlas, NPR, 8 May 2024 At the same time, insofar as the United States has undertaken the effort to counter the Houthi attacks only because none of its regional partners are entirely willing or able to do so in the interest of protecting global trade, that effort in itself remains broadly in line with offshore balancing. Steven Simon, Foreign Affairs, 9 Apr. 2024 The Enquirer has not verified these statements and presents them in the interest of allowing readers to see the candidate's unedited response. The Enquirer, 12 Mar. 2024 With some exceptions, commercial establishments generally discourage such behavior in the interest of staying in business. Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 11 Apr. 2024 Again, what matters is what’s in the interest of your client. Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Times, 10 Apr. 2024

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“In the interest of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20interest%20of. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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