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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyinvest in
he/she/itinvests in
present participleinvesting in
past tenseinvested in
past participleinvested in
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  1. 1
    invest in something to buy something, especially something that you need and will use a lot

    I think it’s time I invested in a new computer.

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  2. 2
    invest something in doing something to use something such as time or effort for a particular purpose

    You have to be willing to invest a lot of time in taking care of elderly parents.

  3. 3
    invest in something/invest something in something to spend money on something in order to improve it or make it more successful
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