Definition of INVESTMENT

the cutting off of an area by military means to stop the flow of people or supplies <the investment of Cuba was one of the decisive moments in the Cuban Missile Crisis>
the process or an instance of being formally placed in an office or organization <the investment of a new diocesan bishop is typically a grand and solemn occasion>
Related Words enlistment, enrollment (also enrolment); promotion
Near Antonyms discharge, removal

February 26, 2015
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Tending to find fault and raise objections
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