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Definition of Vested interest

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title law, right of possession, tenure
special interest, concerned interest
Vested interest Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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vested interest
n : an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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WordNet 2.0

1. (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
(hypernym) interest, stake
(classification) law, jurisprudence
2. groups that seek to control a social system or activity from which they derive private benefit
(hypernym) interest, interest group
(hyponym) military-industrial complex
Vested interest Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
An expectation of private gain that often underlies the expressed interest in a public issue.
Vested interest Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Vested interest or Vested interests may refer to:
  • Vested interest (communication theory), a communication theory that seeks to explain how influences affect behavior
  • Vesting, a term used in law and finance to describe a right to possess an asset, in the present or at some point in the future

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