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investiturenoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈves.tɪ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/ formal
a ​ceremony in which someone is given an ​officialrank, ​authority, ​power, etc.: The investiture of the new ​president will take ​place this ​evening.
(Definition of investiture from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “investiture”
in Chinese (Simplified) 授职典礼, 授权仪式…
in Chinese (Traditional) 授銜儀式, 授權儀式…
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