investiture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French investiture, from Medieval Latin investītūra.

Noun[edit]

investiture (plural investitures)

  1. The act of investing, as with possession or power; formal bestowal or presentation of a possessory or prescriptive right.
  2. That which invests or clothes; covering; vestment.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French, borrowed from Medieval Latin investītūra. Displaced Old French envesture.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

investiture f (plural investitures)

  1. investiture
  2. (politics) inauguration

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

investiture f

  1. plural form of investitura

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

investītūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of investītūrus