in the interest of


: 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.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Detractors criticized Box and the governor for either doing too much or too little in the interest of public health. Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star, 12 May 2023 Not everything is responding well to interest rate hikes The Federal Reserve spent the past year hiking interest rates in the interest of lowering inflation. Elisabeth Buchwald, CNN, 10 May 2023 The parties gave us a platform to explore questions of identity and our pre-Hispanic roots, always in the interest of having a good time. Suleman Anaya, New York Times, 28 Apr. 2023 The public interest clause was introduced as a way to distinguish records collection in the interest of the public and records collection for corporate entities trying to get information on competitors business operations. Katie Mettler, Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2022 That’s clearly in the interest of national security. Seth Shostak, WSJ, 15 Dec. 2022 Lindell, the MyPillow CEO whose propagation of false claims of election fraud in the 2020 presidential election has landed him squarely in the interest of the House Jan. 6 committee, is also vying to run the RNC. Aaron Navarro, CBS News, 7 Dec. 2022 But a court order was obtained allowing the suspect’s information to be released in the interest of public safety, according to the statement. Staff, al, 21 Nov. 2022 So in the interest of helping everyone survive, Cosma has created a website to help people choose the best native plants for the Lepidoptera that live in their ZIP Codes. Jeanette Marantosstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2022 See More

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“In the interest of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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