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[in-ves-ti-cher, -choo r] /ɪnˈvɛs tɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/

the act or process of .
the formal bestowal, confirmation, or presentation of rank, office, or a possessory or prescriptive right, usually involving the giving of insignia or an official title.
the state of being , as with a garment, quality, or office.
something that covers or adorns.
Archaic. something that .
the act of presenting with a title or with the robes and insignia of an office or rank
(in feudal society) the formal bestowal of the possessory right to a fief or other benefice
a less common word for investment (sense 7)

late 14c., from Medieval Latin investitura, from past participle stem of Latin investire “to clothe” (see invest).


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