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invest

US [ɪnˈvest]
UK [ɪn'vest]
  • v.投资;(把资金)投入;投入(时间、精力等);授予
  • Web赋予;包埋;授与
Simple Present:invests  Present Participle:investing  Past Tense:invested  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
投资to buy property, shares in a company, etc. in the hope of making a profit
Now is a good time to invest in the property market.
现在是对房地产市场投资的好时机。
He invested his life savings in his daughter's business.
他把一生的积蓄投资到了女儿的企业。
2.
[i][t]
(把资金)投入to spend money on sth in order to make it better or more successful
The government has invested heavily in public transport.
政府已对公共交通投入了大量资金。
The college is to invest $2 million in a new conference hall.
这所学院计划投入 200 万元建造新的会议大厅。
In his time managing the club he has invested millions on new players.
他在管理俱乐部期间投入了几百万培养新运动员。
3.
[t]
~ sth (in sth).~ sth (in) doing sth
投入(时间、精力等)to spend time, energy, effort, etc. on sth that you think is good or useful
She had invested all her adult life in the relationship.
她把成年后的时间全用于维护那一关系。
4.
[t]
授予,给予(权力等)to give sb power or authority, especially as part of their job
The new position invested her with a good deal of responsibility.
新职位赋予她重大的责任。
The interview was broadcast on the same day he was invested as President.
这次采访是在他成为总统的当天播放的。

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