Definition of 'invitation'
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More than a million people accepted the invitation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not necessary to have a knighthood to get an invitation but clearly it helps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So here's an open invitation for him to enjoy it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A comprehensive wishlist would be an open invitation to critics to denounce its contents and deplore what was missing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So here's an open invitation. The Sun (2016)Nor can I find any evidence there was an open invitation for the public to attend. The Sun (2016)I just wanted access, the backstage passes and the party invitations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Half accept party invitations, knowing they won't attend. The Sun (2016)You had to be fat or foreign to get an invitation to a banquet. Somewhere East of Life (1994)This is an open invitation to criminals. The Sun (2013)But as soon as we left one house we were offered an irresistible invitation to the next. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)They should inform the board before accepting a dinner invitation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This invitation is one that we who preach are surely justified in copying. Christianity Today (2000)He made a schoolboy error by accepting a lunch invitation from a journalist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They gave me an invitation to the party. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why do invitations come in your name and not mine? Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is the poet who once moaned that the sky had grown dark with invitation cards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I'VE received an invitation for bowel cancer screening. The Sun (2013)Sounds like an open invitation for internet trolls to vent their spleen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An invitation to lunch on board followed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Grace decides to avert an international incident through the medium of party invitations and hats. Times, Sunday Times (2014)China declined an invitation to join. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was typical of Mishcon that he declined an invitation to attend the signing of the treaty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you demand that, the few invitations you get will surely cease. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In that situation, your opponents will need no second invitation to offer their views. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So I have to take back the invitation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'invitation'
British English: invitation /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/ NOUN
An invitation is a written or spoken request to come to an event such as a party or a meeting.
They have not yet accepted an invitation to attend.
- American English: invitation
- Arabic: دَعْوَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: convite
- Chinese: 邀请
- Croatian: poziv
- Czech: pozvánka
- Danish: invitation
- Dutch: uitnodiging
- European Spanish: invitación
- Finnish: kutsu
- French: invitation
- German: Einladung
- Greek: πρόσκληση
- Italian: invito
- Japanese: 招待
- Korean: 초대 손님
- Norwegian: invitasjon
- Polish: zaproszenie
- European Portuguese: convite
- Romanian: invitație
- Russian: приглашение
- Spanish: invitación
- Swedish: inbjudan
- Thai: การเชื้อเชิญ
- Turkish: davet
- Ukrainian: запрошення
- Vietnamese: lời mời
Definition of invitation from the Collins English Dictionary
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