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And that place should be the focus of the entire invading force. Al Ries and Jack Trout THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)There may be an army of them invading us. George MacDonald The Princess and the Goblin (1872)It was engineered by the very sources who now say we have to invade this country and that. The Sun (2011)It feels as if a government ministry has just abandoned the place in the face of an invading army. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But it makes no sense because all the killing and dynastic struggles go on between soldiers in the invading forces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It often invaded the tiny auditorium. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If we failed, our country would almost certainly be invaded. The Sun (2010)They had not invaded anyone's country. The Sun (2015)When the collapse involves outside invading forces, does one look primarily at internal decay? Stearns, Peter N. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)But given enough time, something sinister often invades, and the goals begin to haunt their makers. Christianity Today (2000)We won't invade and we almost certainly won't try to take out the atomic research facilities with a famous surgical strike. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The invading police force released another 29 persons who had been held as hostages, four of whom were reported to be critically injured. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Well, how about one that depicts the horrible complications that ensue when an invading force moves into a territory that it doesn't understand? Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'invade'

British English: invade /ɪnˈveɪd/ VERB
To invade a country means to enter it by force with an army.
The army invaded the area last week.
  • American English: invade
  • Arabic: يَغْزُو
  • Brazilian Portuguese: invadir
  • Chinese: 入侵
  • Croatian: napasti
  • Czech: napadnout cizí zemi
  • Danish: invadere
  • Dutch: binnenvallen
  • European Spanish: invadir
  • Finnish: hyökätä maahan
  • French: envahir
  • German: eindringen
  • Greek: εισβάλλω
  • Italian: invadere
  • Japanese: 侵略する
  • Korean: 침략하다
  • Norwegian: invadere
  • Polish: najechać
  • European Portuguese: invadir
  • Romanian: a invada
  • Russian: вторгаться
  • Spanish: invadir
  • Swedish: invadera
  • Thai: บุกรุก
  • Turkish: işgal etmek
  • Ukrainian: вторгатися
  • Vietnamese: xâm lược

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