Definition of special interest
: a person or group seeking to influence legislative or government policy to further often narrowly defined interests; especially : lobby
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<promised that as governor he would never be beholden to special interests>
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Definition of special interest for English Language Learners
: a group that tries to influence the people who run a government in order to help a particular business, cause, industry, etc.
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