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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvestedvest‧ed /ˈvestɪd/ adjective  1 vested interest2 vested interests3 vested rights, powers, property etc belong to you and cannot be removed Shareholders have a vested right to 10% per annum.4 technical having full rights to own or have somethingbecome/get vested (in something) He only took the job to get vested in the pension fund.
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vestedAfter three years in the pension plan, you become fully vested.This is made doubly difficult where there is a concurrent struggle for power among vested interest groups and individuals.As a prominent socialist, Webb had a vested interest in explaining developments in the way she did.Practically everybody involved has a vested interest in making the child drop her claim.They thus have a vested interest in their conservation.There are too many vested interests.become/get vested (in something)Retirement: Linda has jumped from job to job, never staying long enough to become vested in a retirement plan.
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