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The president invoked the Taft-Hartley law to force the strikers to return to work.
In extreme situations, the police chief may invoke emergency powers.
They invoked principles of international law to claim ownership of the sunken ship.
Jiang invoked Deng’s name 58 times in his two-and-a-half-hour speech.
Popular art invoked the image of a happy and contented family.
The situation was invoking fears of another Vietnam-type entanglement.
prayers invoking divine protection
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