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vested

[ ves-tid ]
/ ˈvɛs tɪd /
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adjective
held completely, permanently, and inalienably: vested rights.
protected or established by law, commitment, tradition, ownership, etc.: vested contributions to a fund.
clothed or robed, especially in ecclesiastical vestments: a vested priest.
having a vest; sold with a vest: a vested suit.
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Origin of vested

First recorded in 1665–75; vest + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM vested

non·vest·ed, adjectiveun·vest·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vested

vested
/ (ˈvɛstɪd) /

adjective
property law having a present right to the immediate or future possession and enjoyment of propertyCompare contingent
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