public interest


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public interest

A generic term for the interests of the community viewed in aggregate, or the interests of a group within a community of individuals.
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Henson and Sir George Cayley - had much weakened the public interest in the subject of aerial navigation.
About the same time the whole stock of the author's books was destroyed by fire, keeping them out of print at a critical moment; and public interest, which until then had been on the increase, gradually began to diminish.
You possess an object of public interest; and, as one of the public, I acknowledge my curiosity to see it."
It may be true--it looks reasonable enough--but as long as those parties can't vote anymore, the matter can be of no great public interest. In this cave likewise are found skeletons and fossils of animals that exist in every part of Africa, yet within memory and tradition have never existed in any portion of Spain save this lone peak of Gibraltar!
Not one of the swarm of reporters who thronged the Philadelphia Centennial had regarded the telephone as a matter of any public interest. But when a column of news was sent by telephone to The Boston Globe, the whole newspaper world was agog with excitement.
On the afternoon of a certain fine Sunday when the waves of four months had roiled over the trial for treason, and carried it, as to the public interest and memory, far out to sea, Mr.
Well, in a way that is in the public interest; you will admit that yourself, and after all one cannot overlook a blatant fact.
No public interests, no ambitious projects, or active pursuits, - or ties of friendship even (if he had had any friends), could compensate to him for the absence of domestic comforts and endearments.
Your feelings are all quite right, dear, and interesting, and I love you for them; but, then, dear, we mustn't suffer our feelings to run away with our judgment; you must consider it's a matter of private feeling,--there are great public interests involved,--there is such a state of public agitation rising, that we must put aside our private feelings."
AOB is the independent regulator established by the parliament in 2016 to work in public interest. Currently, there are more than 550 audit firms in Pakistan, out of which 121 have a satisfactory quality rating and 102 are registered with AOB.
To be clear, public interest in this context refers to considerations broader than market competition and consumer welfare as explicitly espoused in the Philippine Competition Act.
NRDC, federal courts considering a preliminary injunction motion look to four factors, including the public interest impact of the injunction.

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