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Vested interest

Vest´ed interest
1.a special personal interest, usually financial, in an existing system, law, or institution, which hinders a person from making objective decisions regarding that system, law, or institution. A vested interest may be one which benefits a relative, or, in an extended sense, one which defends a person's own reputation or previously expressed views.
2.a right given to an employee by a pension plan, which cannot be taken away.
3.the persons, corporations, or other groups which benefit most (usually financially) from the existing system of institutions, laws, and customs.
Noun1.vested interest - (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
2.vested interest - groups that seek to control a social system or activity from which they derive private benefit
interest, jurisprudence, law, stake
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