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  1. of, relating to, or empowered to invest: an investitive act.
  2. of or relating to investiture.
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Origin of investitive

1770–80; < Medieval Latin investīt(us) (see investiture) + -ive
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Examples from the Web for investitive

Historical Examples of investitive

  • An investitive publication is of necessity also a divestitive publication, but not vice vers.

    A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown,

    E. J. MacGillivray