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draw interest

1. To attract attention. In this usage, "draw" and "interest" are often separated by a quantifier. In the employee poll, these potential changes drew the most interest, sir. That artist's latest set of paintings has really drawn a great deal of interest among art collectors.
2. To accrue interest while deposited, as of money. You'll only be able to draw interest if you actually deposit your money for a change.
See also: draw, interest

draw interest

 
1. to appear interesting and get (someone's) attention. (Note the variation in the examples.) This kind of event isn't likely to draw a lot of interest. What kind of show will draw public interest?
2. [for money] to earn interest while on deposit. Put your money in the bank so it will draw interest. The cash value of some insurance policies also draws interest.
See also: draw, interest
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Banks in Hong Kong are drawing interest from players in the market as China announces less controls on the country's capital markets.
Al Hamra Real Estate and Development's flagship master-planned community in RAK, Al Hamra Village, is drawing interest from eager buyers, particularly those looking for quality homes in a family-friendly environment.
The estate's location close to Nissan continues to be a big factor, drawing interest from firms in its supply chain."
Shaw is hot head coaching prospect drawing interest from around the league including the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers.
Galp is drawing interest as its main shareholders --Italian Eni (BIT:ENI) and Portuguese power firm Amorim Energia-- will be allowed to dispose of their 33.34% stakes each after 31 December 2010, when the organisation statute expires, the reports said.
The products are drawing interest from drugmakers hunting for new medicines.
Such vacant available space around the market is drawing interest from various retailers looking to set up shop.
In the morning, the Dow gained more than 130 points with financial issues drawing interest as investors were pinning high hopes on additional financial stabilization measures the government of President Barack Obama is planning to compile.