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invest in sth

phrasal verb with invest uk   us   /ɪnˈvest/ verb [I or T]
to ​buy something because you ​think it will be ​useful, ​even if you ​think it is ​expensive: We've ​decided it's ​time to ​invest in a new ​computer.
(Definition of invest in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “invest in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 购买…
in Turkish yatırım amaçlı satın almak…
in Russian покупать что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 購買…
in Polish zainwestować w coś…
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