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We are not suggesting that parents invoke the law. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)But there is a clear danger when the law is invoked to punish stupidity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But is it only a matter of time before the majesty of the criminal law is invoked? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The motivation is admirable, invoking the territorial laws of the jungle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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In Common Usage. invoke is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'invoke'
British English: invoke VERB
If you invoke a law, you state that you are taking a particular action because that law allows or tells you to.
The judge invoked an international law that protects refugees.
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