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noun [countable] invitation pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    a written or spoken request asking someone to spend time with you socially or to come to a social event
    The wedding invitations went out yesterday.
    invitation to: Nobody in the office had received an invitation to the party.
  2. 2
    a request to someone to do something or go somewhere
    invitation to do something: She has received an invitation to join a new environmental policy body.
    decline/refuse an invitation: The senator declined our invitation to comment on the allegations.
    standing/long-standing/open invitation (=with no fixed date): The former president has accepted a long-standing invitation to address the conference.
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  3. 3



    open invitation

    an action or event that makes something unpleasant more likely to happen
    invitation to: He described the low wages paid to police officers as almost an invitation to corruption.
    an (open) invitation to do something: The banks will take the minister’s comments as an open invitation to charge their customers higher rates.
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the buying and selling of human organs

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