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English noun: investiture

1. investiture (event) the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Synonymscoronation, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization

Broader (hypernym)induction, initiation, installation

2. investiture (act) the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank


Broader (hypernym)promotion

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