Translation of self-interest in Spanish:

self-interest

interés (personal), n.

Pronunciation /sɛlf ˈɪnt(ə)rəst/ /ˌsɛlfˈɪntrɛst/

noun

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    interés (personal) masculine
    she was driven by pure self-interest actuaba por puro interés (personal)
    • It is a reminder of the delicate line that lies between self-interest and the national interest.
    • The notion that a small group would disrupt the event for reasons of self-interest will be regarded as distasteful.
    • The relative importance of self-interest against public interest was clear from the start.
    • By pursuing their own self-interest, individuals are inadvertently promoting the public good.
    • Indonesia was again becoming an area tied together by economic advantages and self-interest.
    • It was not motivated by public interest or community need, but by self-interest and political need.
    • It was hard to tell if their support was motivated by self-interest in ensuring water supply to the cities.
    • Instead of visionaries to lead the way, the game has suffered under the guidance of men motivated by self-interest.
    • It's not in many people's self-interest, at least those that count, to dig up the truth.
    • There is obviously a desire to help people, but self-interest does play a part.
    • That has led critics to claim that Labour resistance is motivated by self-interest.
    • The idea behind a market economy is that everybody pursues his/her own self-interest.
    • By pursuing a policy of pure American self-interest, equally, he can keep things simple.
    • The second way is to appeal instead to other people's self-interest.
    • This latest display of public generosity once again rebuts the myth that most people only have self-interest at heart.
    • Some are very helpful and others are motivated as much by self-interest as service.
    • The existence of the community required that all find some measure of self-interest and self-respect.
    • In place of the pursuit of national self-interest, the needs of millions of ordinary people will have to be addressed.
    • A central and crucial lesson was that people had to cast off the blinkers of local self-interest.
    • When people are busy promoting their own self-interest they are invariably better at helping the rest of mankind.