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special interest

noun
1.
a body of persons, corporation, or industry that seeks or receives benefits or privileged treatment, especially through legislation.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
Related forms
special-interest, adjective
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Examples for special interest
  • Each represents subjects of special interest to the magazine.
  • Our concern must be for a special interest group that has been too long neglected.
  • Politicians need to stop catering to special interest groups and start trying to help the majority.
  • Describe any special interest areas you have within your discipline.
  • Student organizations can range from honorary societies to special interest groups.
  • Enough of this garbage that caters to every special interest group out there.
  • In addition to what the original post said, also take a look at the special interest groups.
  • It includes two articles on the human nervous system that are of special interest here.
  • Please remove this special interest article, it has no place in a scientific magazine.
  • Unfortunately the politics of ignorance and special interest groups have made any such consideration untenable.

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