English dictionary

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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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