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English definition of “invite”

invite

verb [T] (ASK)   /ɪnˈvɑɪt/
to ask someone in a polite or friendly way to come somewhere, such as to a party, or to formally ask someone to do something: Architects were invited to submit their designs for a new city hall. I think we should invite her over to our place for coffee.
(Definition of invite verb (ASK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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