interest of one's country <from definition of betrayal>

hhtt

Senior Member
Turkish
"Betrayal:1.Aiding an enemy against the interest of one's country. This definition is from Wordweb dictionary and for
"betrayal" Hi. What does "interest" refer to in the "interest of one's country" in the above definition for "betrayal".

Thank you.
 
  • RM1(SS)

    Senior Member
    English - US (Midwest)
    Random House:
    concern or importance:
    [uncountable]
    a matter of great interest.

    Collins:
    (often plural) benefit; advantage: in one's own interest
     
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