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interest meaning

EN[ˈɪntɹɪst]
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WInterest
  • Interest is a fee paid by a borrower of assets to the owner as a form of compensation for the use of the assets. When money is borrowed, interest is typically paid to the lender as a percentage of the principal, Interest is compensation to the lender, for a) risk of principal loss,
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interest

Meaning of interest for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "interest" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a defective verb, an impersonal verb and a verbs by inflection type.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Defective verbs
            • Impersonal verbs
            • Impersonal verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
                  • Defective verbs
                    • Impersonal verbs
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 9
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            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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