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rest sth in so or sth meaning

  • [American slang]
    to place or vest something in someone or something.
      The board of directors saw fit to rest the power to hire and fire in the office of the vice president.
      The president rested the power to hire and fire in the hands of his son, who promptly fired all the top managers.

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