Definition of vested
1 : fully and unconditionally guaranteed as a legal right, benefit, or privilege the vested benefits of the pension plan
2 : having a vest a vested suit
Recent Examples of vested from the Web
Both Jordan and Israel share a border with southern Syria, giving them a vested interest in mitigating the conflict, as well as strategic access to the region.
The theory: No 20-year-old is this emotionally intelligent and has such a vested interest in grammar.
As the American captain of this year’s Presidents Cup team, Stricker, 50, had a vested interest in how Koepka, Harman, Fowler — and even Matsuyama, a lock for the International squad — finished.
This cooperative social structure reduces male rivalry and gives all dads a vested interest in the success of calves, according to the Center for Whale Research in Washington State.
Marvel Comics as a staff label and an organization has a vested interest in maintaining the core Black Panther book as a baseline of support for the movie.
Participants will gain a vested interest in the contributions of both their colleagues and the city in tiered amounts, up to 100 percent by the fifth year of employment.
The most obvious difference for the Big Baller Brand founder and CEO is that his vested interest isn’t just in his sons’ success.
Powerful vested interests will continue to push for a slowdown in Chinese climate action.
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First Known Use of vested
Legal Definition of vested
1 : fully and absolutely established as a right, benefit, or privilege : not dependent on any contingency or condition; specifically : not subject to forfeiture if employment terminates before retirement vested pension benefits
2 : having a vested interest a vested employee a vested beneficiary
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