Vested Interest


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Vested Interest

1. A stake that a person or company has in a certain outcome. For example, a shareholder and an employee both have a vested interest in a company performing well.

2. See: Right.
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Vested Interest's retail outlet remains closed and can't be accessed by the owners until all issues are finalized.
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