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invest sb/sth with sth

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phrasal verb with invest uk   us   /ɪnˈvest/ verb [I or T]
to make someone or something seem to have a particular characteristic: In his poems everyday reality is invested with a sense of wonder and delight.
Translations of “invest sb/sth with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 賦予…以…,使…似乎具有(某種特徵)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赋予…以…,使…似乎具有(某种特征)…
(Definition of invest sb/sth with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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