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vest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvestvest1 /vest/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 British English a piece of underwear without sleeves that you wear on the top half of your body syn undershirt American English2 a piece of special clothing without sleeves that you wear over your clothes to protect your body a bulletproof vest3 American English a piece of clothing without sleeves and with buttons down the front that you wear as part of a suit syn waistcoat British English4 a sweater without sleeves
Examples from the Corpus
vestAll his underclothes, his sports socks, his trousers and vests were smeared with shit.The writer was wearing a bulletproof vest and had brass knuckles and chemical repellent in other pockets.Du Pont used to allow local police officers to train on his estate, and equipped the department with expensive bulletproof vests.Women invented Liquid Paper, the Melitta coffee filter system, the Kevlar material used for bulletproof vests, and much more.Her body was swathed in towels, except for the gap where her vest was pulled up.Old opinions were shed, stuffy woolly shabby old liberal vests and comforters were left piled on the shore.The outboard was gone, too, and the gas can and the orange life vest and the two fiberglass oars.I was very glad of my thermal vest, three layers of woollies, and waterproof and windproof outer garments.
vestvest2 verb law   vest something in somebody→ See Verb table
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vestIt was more efficient because decision making was vested in the director, whom I will call Faustino Mata.
From Longman Business Dictionaryvestvest /vest/ verb [transitive] FINANCE if shares, stocks etc are vested, they are owned by someoneAbout one-third of these options are vested and can be exercised by shareholders at any time. vest something in somebody vest somebody with something→ See Verb table
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Verb table
vest
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvest
he, she, itvests
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvested
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave vested
he, she, ithas vested
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad vested
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill vest
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have vested
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam vesting
he, she, itis vesting
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you, we, theyare vesting
Past
I, he, she, itwas vesting
you, we, theywere vesting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been vesting
he, she, ithas been vesting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been vesting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be vesting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been vesting
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