- Investment In*vest"ment, n.
1. The act of investing, or the state of being invested.
2. That with which anyone is invested; a vestment. [1913 Webster]
Whose white investments figure innocence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Before the investment could be made, a change of the market might render it ineligible. --A. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]
An investment in ink, paper, and steel pens. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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