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invitation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/
if someone receives an invitation, they are asked to go somewhere or do something: an invitation to sth I received an invitation to dinner at a colleague's house.an invitation to do sth He accepted the invitation to attend the seminar. decline/turn down/reject an invitation
a formal request to do something, for example, have an interview for a job: an invitation to do sth He rarely turns down an invitation to speak at a conference. extend/issue an invitation The invitation was extended to other candidates.
Translations of “invitation”
in Korean 초대…
in Arabic دَعْوة…
in Portuguese convite…
in Catalan invitació…
in Japanese 招待(状)…
in Italian invito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 邀請, 邀請,約請…
in Russian приглашение, пригласительный билет, провокация…
in Turkish davet, çağrı, davetiye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邀请, 邀请,约请…
in Polish zaproszenie, prowokacja…
(Definition of invitation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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