investment

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as in siege
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

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as in inaugural
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

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“Investment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/investment. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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