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invokeverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈvəʊk/  us   /-ˈvoʊk/ formal
to use a law in order to achieve something, or to mention something in order to explain something or to support your opinion or action: Police can invoke the law to regulate access to these places. to request help from someone, especially a god, when you want to improve a situation: Their sacred dance is performed to invoke ancient gods. to make someone have a particular feeling or remember something
invocation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.vəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
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