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special interest

A UK term for a focused interest and expertise in a medically qualified doctor in addition to his or her specialty, as would be an anaesthetist with a special interest in pulmonary hypertension. Special interests may be developed by the doctor even in absence of a recognised sub-specialty.
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Let's hope the special interest is architectural and historical and not of special interest to speculative developers eager to demolish yet more interesting buildings.
Members of the Liberty Alliance regularly form special interest groups to help governments and enterprises realize the business benefits of Liberty-based federation, SOAs and Web services faster and more effectively," said George Goodman president of the Liberty Alliance management board and director of the platform capabilities lab at Intel.
Nick Nyhart is executive director of Public Campaign, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to reducing the role of big special interest money in American politics.
From its publications, such as Facts and Myths, and Near East Report, which are regularly fed to influential policy-makers, to its mobilization of the Jewish American voter at election time, to its saturation campaigns targeting legislators via letter, telephone and fax machine, AIPAC stands out among the rest of the lobbies as the most effective special interest groups around.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ira Ruskin was far from home this week, participating in a last-minute dash for cash among special interests in Sacramento.
As campaign spending has mushroomed, special interests have purchased ever-greater influence.
Nor would devotees of the free market understand what is wrong with special interests, since the moment grander motivations, such as Western unity, are injected into the marketplace, there is a distinct possibility that ideology will follow.
Moreover, LEO Special Interest Groups (LEOSIGs) serve to connect users with common interests or goals.
Increasingly, our judges are tinder siege from political partisans and special interests.
Everyone is, of course, who the special interests add up to.
Kenney added, "During the early developmental stages of our special interest titles it made sense to manage them separately from Reader's Digest.
Because voters are willing to punish government for doing what would appear to be good for them, it is hard to avoid the conclusion that special interest gridlock is due to some kind of voter illusion.

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