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English definition of “inviting”

inviting

adjective     /ɪnˈvaɪ.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/
encouraging you to feel welcome or attracted : The room looked cosy and inviting. an inviting smile AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant attractive in a way that causes unpleasant results : Companies saddled with high debt have become inviting targets for cash-rich competitors .AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant invitingly     /-li/ adverb
(Definition of inviting adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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