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English definition of “invasion”

invasion

noun     /ɪnˈveɪʒən/
B2 [C, U] an occasion when an army enters a country by force in order to take control of itAttacking and invading
an invasion of privacy becoming involved in someone's private life when they do not want you toQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioningCuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
(Definition of invasion noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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