investir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin investiō, investīre.

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investir (first-person singular present investeixo, past participle investit)

  1. to invest (to ceremonially install someone in some office)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin investīre, present active infinitive of investiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.vɛs.tiʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

investir

  1. to invest

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin investiō, investīre.

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investir (first-person singular present indicative invisto, past participle investido)

  1. to invest (commit money or effort)
  2. to charge (move forward quickly and forcefully, particularly in combat)
  3. to invest (ceremonially install someone in some office)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin investiō, investīre. Doublet of embestir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /imbesˈtiɾ/, [ĩmbesˈt̪iɾ]

Verb[edit]

investir (first-person singular present invisto, first-person singular preterite investí, past participle investido)

  1. to invest (to commit money or effort)
    • 2015 September 14, “Baños acusa a Iglesias de querer dividir a los catalanes por su origen”, in El País[1]:
      El diputado de la CUP David Fernández añadió que “no hay un sólo documento donde esté previsto investir a Mas. No le haremos el juego.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to invest (to ceremonially install someone in some office)

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  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.

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