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English definition of “invest sb with sth”

invest sb with sth

formal phrasal verb with invest     /ɪnˈvest/ verb [I or T]
to give authority or power to someone: Our government has invested the minister for trade with all the necessary powers to resolve the dispute.Giving, providing and supplying
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