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Writing 5: Boose

Interest, Property, Ownership

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interest, n.

Forms:  Also ME entrest, 15 enterest, 15–16 intrest, (16 int'rest).
Etymology:  An alteration of the earlier interess n., apparently after the cognate French ... (Show More)
 1. The relation of being objectively concerned in something, by having a right or title to, a claim upon, or a share in.

 a. The fact or relation of being legally concerned; legal concern in a thing; esp. right or title to property, or to some of the uses or benefits pertaining to property; = interess

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