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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: "By the power vested in me, I now ​pronounce you ​husband and ​wife." (= said by a ​minister or ​officialmarrying two ​people) He has been vested with the power/​authority to ​implement whatever ​changes he ​seesfit.
(Definition of be vested in sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be vested in sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (权力等)归属于, 拥有,被赋予(权力)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (權力等)歸屬於, 擁有,被賦予(權力)…
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