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invest

verb
 
 
/ɪnˈvest/
MONEY [I, T] B2 to give money to a bank, business, etc, or buy something, because you hope to get a profit: He's invested over a million euros in the city's waterfront restoration project.Investing money
TIME/EFFORT [T] B2 to use a lot of time, effort, or emotions because you want to succeed: I think she invests too much time and energy in her career.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
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