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Possess intrinsically; give rise to.‘this work is of great interest and value’
- ‘The rise in the rate of suicide amongst young people is of constant concern to our agency.’
- ‘Warrington council has recognised the building as being of historical interest.’
- ‘The school has a number of buildings listed as being of historic interest.’
- ‘The story was of particular interest to me as a New Zealander living in Australia.’
- ‘Many of the calls were of a difficult nature from distressed families with moving reports of missing people.’
- ‘The software will be of interest to schools and museums, as well as town planners.’
- ‘Why people read what they read and watch what they watch has recently been of interest to me.’
- ‘Listen and make the other person feel that what he or she is saying is of interest to you.’
- ‘They were getting historic items that they felt were of too great an importance to sell on and should be on public display.’
- ‘Sgt Brown added the cars involved were of little value with only one new vehicle being seized over the past six months.’
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