Invitation

  • 1 invitation — [ ɛ̃vitasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. invitatio 1 ♦ Action d inviter; son résultat. Faire une invitation. Accepter, refuser une invitation. Invitation à un cocktail, à un mariage. Lettre, carton d invitation. Entrée sur invitation uniquement. ♢ Par… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 invitation — in‧vi‧ta‧tion [ˌɪnvˈteɪʆn] noun [countable] 1. an offer of an opportunity that is made to someone: • She turned down an invitation to serve on the company s board. 2. FINANCE invitation to subscribe an occasion when a company offers shares for… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Invitation — Livealbum von Jaco Pastorius Veröffentlichung 1983[1] Label …

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  • 4 invitation — I noun advance, allurement, appeal, approach, attraction, bid, bidding, call, challenge, encouragement, enticement, incitement, inducement, invitatio, offer, overture, petition, plea, proffer, prompting, proposal, proposition, provocative,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Invitation — In vi*ta tion, n. [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation. See {Invite}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person s company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Invitation — Invitation …

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  • 7 invitation — Invitation. s. f. v. Action d inviter, de convier à une ceremonie. Invitation à un festin. invitation à une nopce. le grand Maistre ou le Maistre des ceremonies va faire l invitation au Parlement, pour assister au Te Deum …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 invitation — mid 15c., from L. invitationem (nom. invitatio) an invitation, incitement, challenge, noun of action from pp. stem of invitare invite, treat, entertain, originally be pleasant toward, from in toward (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)). Second element is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 invitation — ► NOUN 1) a written or verbal request inviting someone to go somewhere or to do something. 2) the action of inviting. 3) a situation or action inviting a particular outcome or response: his tactics were an invitation to disaster …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 invitation — [n] proposal; asking allurement, appeal, attraction, begging, bid, bidding, call, challenge, compliments, coquetry, date, encouragement, enticement, feeler*, ground, hit, incitement, inducement, invite, lure, motive, offer, open door*, overture,… …

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  • 11 invitation — [in΄və tā′shən] n. [L invitatio < pp. of invitare] 1. an inviting to come somewhere or do something 2. the message or note used in inviting 3. enticement or allurement …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Invitation — Une invitation est : soit le fait de proposer à quelqu un de se réunir en un même lieu pour participer à quelque chose (par exemple : « Je vous invite au restaurant ce soir ») soit le fait d inciter quelqu un à faire quelque… …

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  • 13 invitation — in|vi|ta|tion [ˌınvıˈteıʃən] n 1.) a written or spoken request to someone, inviting them to go somewhere or do something ▪ Shortly afterwards, Dawson received an invitation to speak at a scientific conference. ▪ She accepted his invitation to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 invitation */*/ — UK [ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms invitation : singular invitation plural invitations 1) a written or spoken request asking someone to spend time with you socially or to come to a social event The wedding invitations went out… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 invitation — in|vi|ta|tion [ ,ınvı teıʃn ] noun count ** 1. ) a written or spoken request asking someone to spend time with you socially or to come to a social event: The wedding invitations went out yesterday. invitation to: Nobody in the office had received …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 invitation — noun 1 (C) a written or spoken request to someone, inviting them to go somewhere or do something (+ to): Did you get an invitation to the party? | invitation to do sth: Shortly afterwards, Dawson received an invitation to speak at a scientific… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 invitation — n. 1) to extend, issue, send an invitation 2) to send out invitations 3) to decline, spurn an invitation 4) a cordial, kind; formal; informal invitation 5) an invitation to (an invitation to a party) 6) an invitation to + inf. (she has received… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 invitation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ kind ▪ formal ▪ open, standing ▪ We have an open invitation to use their weekend home whenever we like. ▪ An unlocked door is an ope …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 invitation — [[t]ɪ̱nvɪte͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ invitations 1) N COUNT: oft N to inf, N to n An invitation is a written or spoken request to come to an event such as a party, a meal, or a meeting. ...an invitation to lunch... The Syrians have not yet accepted an… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 INVITATION — s. f. Action d inviter. Invitation à un festin, à un bal, à une noce. Recevoir, accepter une invitation. Se rendre à une invitation. On a fait les invitations aux corps constitués pour assister à cette cérémonie. Il a reçu l invitation de se… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)


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