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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; The ceremony of installing a new monarch.

Usage examples (32)
  • Lálitáditya received investiture from the Chinese Emperor.
  • Let us hope the train taking him to his investiture is delayed by the wront sort of leaves on the line.
  • The rite used in the investiture was the symbol of a real power claimed by the English kings, and now at last abandoned.
  • The "investiture" of a prince with the title involves not only elaborate ceremony but also a confirming act of Parliament. for more
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