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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of invest.

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Examples

  • The conferring of the degree of Master of Arts, as a title invested with certain specific academic privileges, is closely connected in origin with the early history of the University of Paris, which was the mother-university in arts as Bologna was in law.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • So she took the money, for of course she had to bring us up, and couldn't do it without -- and what they call invested it.

    There & Back

  • The word "invested" erroneously suggests that public-sector pay amounts to capital formation, rather than to recurring expense - an unsettling fallacy.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • "As for his Excellency the Count di Monte Beni's ears," replied Hilda, smiling again at the dignity with which this title invested their playful friend, "you know we could never see their shape, on account of his clustering curls.

    The Marble Faun - Volume 1 The Romance of Monte Beni

  • To whoever, wherever the family's main invested assets are located.

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  • To whoever, wherever the family's main invested assets are located.

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  • To whoever, wherever the family's main invested assets are located.

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  • Next thing you know, that 8 BILLION dollars that the POTUS invested, is paid back in no time; all while creating new and sustainable employment, along with catching up to the rest of the world in a modern economy.

    Think Progress » Senate Republicans Called For Commitment To PAYGO Before Voting Against It

  • To whoever, wherever the family's main invested assets are located.

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  • To whoever, wherever the family's main invested assets are located.

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  • My adjectival use: He had an invested sum of £1,000.

    August 19, 2011