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conflict of interest  COI  competing interest  competition of interest  conflict-of-interest
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A situation in which a public official's decisions are influenced by the official's personal interests WordNet 3.0
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A situation in which a public official's decisions are influenced by the official's personal interests WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A conflict of interest is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another. Wikipedia
Involvement in multiple interests which could possibly corrupt the motivation or decision-making Wikipedia Disambiguation
Situation occurring when an individual or organization is involved in multiple interests, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation Wikidata
A clash between public interest and the private pecuniary interest of the individual concerned. OmegaWiki
A situation in which an individual or legal entity in a position of trust (such as an attorney, investment advisor, broker, politician, executive, director, scientist or physician) has competing professional or personal interests. Wiktionary