investitive

investitive

[in-ves-ti-tiv]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or empowered to invest: an investitive act.
2.
of or pertaining to investiture.

Origin:
1770–80; < Medieval Latin investīt(us) (see investiture) + -ive

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investiture (ɪnˈvɛstɪtʃə)
 
n
1.  the act of presenting with a title or with the robes and insignia of an office or rank
2.  (in feudal society) the formal bestowal of the possessory right to a fief or other benefice
3.  a less common word for investment
 
in'vestitive
 
adj

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