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invite

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈvaɪt/
to ask someone to go to an event: invite sb to sth She is a good person to invite to this conference.invite sb for sth We are still looking at the candidates' CVs before deciding who to invite for interview.
to formally or politely ask for something: invite bids/offers/tenders He will invite bids for the world's first e-university. invite comments/questions/suggestions The chairman will invite debate and then move to a vote on it. Applications are invited for the post.
(Definition of invite from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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