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English definition of “invest sb/sth with sth”

invest sb/sth with sth

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verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with invest   /ɪnˈvest/ us  
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.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
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