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invest
British English: /ɪnˈvɛst/
American English: /ɪnˈvɛst/

Translation of invest in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Finance)
    anlegen (in in) + Dat.
    investieren (in in) + Dat. od. Akk.
    invest time and effort in something
    Zeit und Mühe in etwas Akk. investieren
  • 2invest somebody with (cause to have)
    jemandem übertragen (Aufgabe, Amt, Leitung)
    jemandem verleihen (Orden, Titel, Amt, Rechte, Kraft)
    jemanden ausstatten mit (Geldmitteln, Vollmacht, Insignien)
  • 3invest something with something
    einer Sache Dat. etwas verleihen
    be invested with [an air of] mystery
    den Anschein des Geheimnisvollen haben

intransitive verb

  • investieren (in in) + Akk. (with bei)
    invest in something [colloquial]
    (buy)
    sich Dat. etwas zulegen [colloquial]

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