Translation: from spanish

keen interest

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  • keen — [kiːn] adjective 1. if competition is keen, people are trying very hard to get an advantage over others doing the same thing: • Business has become scarcer, competition keener and profit margins slimmer. • These properties are likely to attract… …   Financial and business terms

  • interest — I n. concern curiosity 1) to arouse, generate, pique, stir up; revive interest (in) 2) to hold smb. s interest 3) to demonstrate, display, evince, manifest, show interest 4) to express; take an interest in (she took a keen interest in the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • keen — keen1 W3S3 [ki:n] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(want something)¦ 2¦(like)¦ 3¦(hobby/interest)¦ 4¦(eager to work/learn)¦ 5¦(sight/smell/hearing)¦ 6¦(mind)¦ 7¦(feeling)¦ 8¦(competition)¦ 9¦(attracted)¦ 10¦(sharp)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keen — [[t]ki͟ːn[/t]] ♦♦♦ keener, keenest, keens, keening, keened 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, ADJ on ing/n, ADJ that, ADJ to inf If you are keen on doing something, you very much want to do it. If you are keen that something should happen, you very much… …   English dictionary

  • keen — I UK [kiːn] / US [kɪn] adjective Word forms keen : adjective keen comparative keener superlative keenest *** 1) a) wanting to do something, or wanting other people to do something be keen to do something: The government is keen to avoid further… …   English dictionary

  • interest — in|terest1 W1S2 [ˈıntrıst] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Anglo French interesse, from Latin interesse to be between, make a difference, concern , from esse to be ] 1.) [singular, U] if you have an interest in something or someone, you want to know… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keen — keen1 [ kin ] adjective * ▸ 1 about sense/ability ▸ 2 wind: cold and strong ▸ 3 very strong ▸ 4 blade: very sharp ▸ 5 wanting (someone) to do something ▸ 6 very interested in 1. ) keen sight, hearing, etc. makes you very good at seeing things,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • keen — 01. Dakota isn t very [keen] to go to the party because there won t be many people she knows there. 02. Livia is a very [keen] student who asks lots of questions, and always puts in a great deal of effort on all her assignments. 03. Jasper has a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • keen*/*/ — [kiːn] adj 1) wanting to do something or wanting other people to do something The government is keen to avoid further conflict with the unions.[/ex] The captain wasn t keen on having him in the team.[/ex] I was quite keen on the idea of going to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Keen Kutter — is a trade name first used by Simmons Hardware Company of St. Louis, Missouri in 1866. The name was adopted as a trademark by Simmons Hardware Company in 1870 and was used on their highest quality tools and cutlery. Simmons Hardware Company was… …   Wikipedia

  • keen — adjective 1) his publishers were keen to capitalize on his success Syn: eager, anxious, intent, impatient, determined, ambitious, champing at the bit; informal raring, itching, dying See note at eager Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words


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