outside interest


: an activity that someone enjoys doing when not working
She has a number of outside interests.

Examples of outside interest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As part of the shuttering, the Roost Podcast Network, which contains more than 80 podcasts, will remain in operation, as WBD looks for outside interest in acquiring the network. Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Mar. 2024 Campaign spending by outside interests — including Uber, landlord associations, and University of California unions — totals over $4 million, making this the most expensive state Senate race so far this year. Kate Talerico, The Mercury News, 5 Mar. 2024 The Roost Podcast Network will continue operating and fulfilling its obligations while WBD evaluates outside interest in acquiring this growing asset. Todd Spangler, Variety, 6 Mar. 2024 Republicans argue that the current process has allowed outside interest groups to influence elections. Kacen Bayless, Kansas City Star, 22 Feb. 2024 The Republican lawmakers are among the many outside interests urging the court to side with either Trump or Colorado. USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 Each side accused the other of pursuing a political agenda and of influence by outside interests. Elizabeth Williamson, New York Times, 3 Feb. 2024 Following the defeat of Issue 1, LaRose blamed the loss on the spending from outside interests. Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 9 Aug. 2023 Ohio Republicans pushing to change the rules over constitutional amendments originally billed the effort as one that would prevent outside interests from influencing the state constitution. Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News, 28 July 2023

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“Outside interest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outside%20interest. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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