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be vested in sb/sth

(also be vested with sth) formal
phrasal verb with vest uk   us   /vest/ verb
If power or authority is vested in someone or something, or if someone or something is vested with power or authority, it is officially given to him, her, or it: Control has been vested in local authorities. He has been vested with the power/authority to implement whatever changes he sees fit.
Translations of “be vested in sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (權力等)歸屬於, 擁有,被賦予(權力)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (权力等)归属于, 拥有,被赋予(权力)…
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