investiture

  • 1 investiture — Investiture …

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  • 2 investiture — [ ɛ̃vɛstityr ] n. f. • 1460; envesture XIIIe; lat. médiév. investitura ♦ Dr. 1 ♦ Hist. Acte formaliste accompagnant la « tradition », la mise en possession (d un fief, d un bien fonds). Investiture d un fief. ♢ Dr. can. Investiture d un évêché.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Investiture — In*ves ti*ture (?; 135), n. [LL. investitura: cf. F. investiture.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or ceremony of investing, or the state of being invested, as with an office; a giving possession; also, the right of so investing. [1913 Webster] He had… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Investiture — Investiture, from the Latin (preposition in and verb vestire , dress from vestis robe ) is a rather general term for the formal installation of an incumbent (heir, elect of nominee) in public office, especially by taking possession of its… …

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  • 5 investiture — in·ves·ti·ture /in ves tə ˌchu̇r, chər, ˌtyu̇r/ n 1: the act of establishing in office or ratifying 2: livery of seisin Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 investiture — Investiture. s. f. v. L acte par lequel on est investi d un fief par le Seigneur dominant. Donner l investiture d un fief. lettres d investiture …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 investiture — late 14c., from M.L. investitura, from pp. stem of L. investire to clothe (see INVEST (Cf. invest)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 investiture — ► NOUN 1) the action of formally investing a person with honours or rank. 2) a ceremony at which this takes place …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 investiture — [in ves′təchər] n. [ME < ML investitura < L investire] 1. a formal investing as with an office, power, or authority, often with appropriate symbols or robes 2. anything that clothes or covers; vesture 3. Feudal Law ceremonial transfer of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Investiture — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Une cérémonie d investiture est une cérémonie formelle au cours de laquelle un individu endosse des fonctions ou une position d autorité et de pouvoir. Le …

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  • 11 investiture — (in vè sti tu r ) s. f. 1°   Acte par lequel on investit quelqu un d un fief ou d une dignité ecclésiastique. •   Vous aviez promis de donner l investiture du duché de Milan au plus jeune de mes trois fils, FÉN. Dial. des morts mod. Charles Quint …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 INVESTITURE — s. f. Acte par lequel on investit quelqu un d un fief, ou d une dignité ecclésiastique. Donner l investiture d un fief, d un évêché. Lettres d investiture. La querelle des investitures entre le saint siége et l Empire …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 INVESTITURE — n. f. Acte par lequel on investit quelqu’un d’un titre ou d’une dignité. Donner l’investiture d’un fief, d’un évêché. Lettres d’investiture. La querelle des investitures entre le Saint Siège et l’Empire …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 investiture — in|ves|ti|ture [ınˈvestıtʃə US tʃur] n formal a ceremony at which someone is given an official title investiture of ▪ the investiture of the Prince of Wales …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 investiture — [[t]ɪnve̱stɪtʃə(r)[/t]] investitures N COUNT An investiture is a ceremony in which someone is given an official title. ...Edward VIII s investiture as Prince of Wales in 1911 …

    English dictionary

  • 16 investiture — UK [ɪnˈvestɪtʃə(r)] / US [ɪnˈvestɪˌtʃʊr] / US [ɪnˈvestɪtʃər] noun [countable] Word forms investiture : singular investiture plural investitures formal a public ceremony in which someone is given an official title …

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  • 17 investiture — noun (C) formal a ceremony at which someone is given an official title: the investiture of the Prince of Wales investment noun 1 (C, U) the money that people or organizations have put into a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit, or …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 investiture — noun the investiture of archbishops Syn: inauguration, appointment, installation, initiation, swearing in; ordination, consecration, crowning, enthronement …

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  • 19 investiture — investitūra statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Simbolinis valdžios įgaliojimų perdavimo aktas. Šiuolaikinėse parlamentinėse demokratijose – formalus įgaliojimų suteikimas naujai sudaromai vyriausybei, parlamentui balsuojant dėl vyriausybės… …

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  • 20 investiture — /investatyar/ A ceremony which accompanied the grant of lands in the feudal ages, and consisted in the open and notorious delivery of possession in the presence of the other vassals, which perpetuated among them the xra of their new acquisition… …

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