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Definition of Vested

Vested

  1. of Vest
  2. Clothed; robed; wearing vestments.
  3. Not in a state of contingency or suspension; fixed; as, vested rights; vested interests.

Vested Quotations

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
B. R. Ambedkar

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.
Grover Norquist

Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
Joseph A. Schumpeter

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
Richard M. Nixon

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
Abigail Adams
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Vested Translations

vested in German is bekleidet, bekleidete sich