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verb

past tense of invest
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as in inducted
to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies the beloved actor was finally invested as a knight by the queen

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as in besieged
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication the city was mercilessly invested for an entire year, but never fell

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“Invested.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/invested. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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