The definition of an investiture is adorning or swearing in of a person for a position of authority or power.(noun)
An example of an investiture is the United States presidential inauguration ceremony.
See investiture in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML investitura < L investire
See investiture in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Medieval Latin investītūra
Origin: , from Latin investīre, to clothe; see invest.
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