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English noun: invitation

1. invitation (communication) a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something


SamplesAn invitation to lunch.
She threw the invitation away.


Broader (hypernym)asking, letter, missive, request


Narrower (hyponym)bidding, invite, summons

2. invitation (attribute) a tempting allurement


SamplesShe was an invitation to trouble.


Broader (hypernym)allure, allurement, temptingness









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