Definition of 'vested'
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Yes, he has a vested interest representing the legal trade but he also represents victims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No vested or powerful interests escape scrutiny for long. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Roughly half the money is for vested share awards under his bonus scheme in his old role. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a great vested interest in keeping this going and they need to look at that. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are too many people with vested interests to let him go on like that. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)But powerful vested interests conspire against the fuller figure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All were upsetting too many vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he is taking on powerful vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both harnessed powerful vested interests to launch their political careers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The latter will work but inevitably draw a storm of protest from small but vocal vested interest groups. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They misunderstand the cultures and desires of the indigenous peoples and misread the political realities facing western governments and financial vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If we leave, what do we do about vested rights? Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it's all about vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Politicians don't like implementing structural reforms because they inevitably involve confronting powerful vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Too many vested interests prefer to continue with the corruption, possibilities for cheating and the regime of light discipline for offenders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In an age of deep scepticism about politicians and the financial influence of vested interests in the political process, it spells potential disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A mayor would have to undertake to look after the whole place and avoid vested interests, he argues. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is very, very hard work, because there are so many vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or, of course, it could get buried under a mountain of entrenched values and vested interests. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is where the sugar daddy - a benefactor with a strictly financial vested interest - could step in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such groups were increasingly seen as "reactionary" apologists for "vested interest groups ", rather than defenders of a relevant, broad and universal political philosophy. Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)
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