special interest

noun

Definition of special interest

  1. :  a person or group seeking to influence legislative or government policy to further often narrowly defined interests; especially :  lobby

Examples of special interest in a Sentence

  1. promised that as governor he would never be beholden to special interests

1906

First Known Use of special interest

1906


SPECIAL INTEREST Defined for English Language Learners

special interest

noun

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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