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1‘an interested crowd had gathered round the buskers’
attentive, intent, focused, absorbed, engrossed, fascinated, riveted, gripped, captivated, rapt, agog, intrigued, enquiring, inquisitive, curious, burning with curiosity
earnest, keen, eager
informal all ears, beady-eyed, nosy, snoopy
2‘the government must consult with interested bodies before formulating a legislative measure’
concerned, involved, implicated, affected, connected, related
3‘no interested party can judge the contest’
partisan, partial, biased, prejudiced, one-sided, preferential, discriminatory
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