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inverted comma
  • n  a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
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inverted hang
  • n  a hang performed on the rings with the body upside down
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inverted pleat
  • n  a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward
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inverter
  • n  an electrical converter that converts direct current into alternating current
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investigating
  • n  the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
  • v  investigate scientifically
  • v  conduct an inquiry or investigation of
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investigation
  • n  an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
  • n  the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
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investigator
  • n  a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
  • n  someone who investigates
  • n  a police officer who investigates crimes
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investing
  • n  the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
  • v  make an investment
  • v  give qualities or abilities to
  • v  furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
  • v  provide with power and authority
  • v  place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
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investiture
  • n  the ceremony of installing a new monarch
  • n  the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
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investment
  • n  the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
  • n  money that is invested with an expectation of profit
  • n  the commitment of something other than money (time, energy, or effort) to a project with the expectation of some worthwhile result
    this job calls for the investment of some hard thinking
    he made an emotional investment in the work
  • n  outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
  • n  the act of putting on robes or vestments
  • n  the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
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investment adviser
  • n  someone who advises others how to invest their money
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investment advisor
  • n  someone who advises others how to invest their money
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investment banker
  • n  a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
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investment company
  • n  a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
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investment firm
  • n  a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
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investment funds
  • n  money that is invested with an expectation of profit
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investment letter
  • n  a letter of intent saying that a letter security is being bought for investment and not for resale; avoids need for SEC registration
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investment trust
  • n  a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
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investor
  • n  someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
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investors club
  • n  a club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly
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