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Pronunciation:  `invi'teyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tempting allurement; "she was an invitation to trouble"
  2. [n]  a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something; "an invitation to lunch"; "she threw the invitation away"

INVITATION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 See Also: allure, allurement, asking, bidding, invite, letter, missive, request, summons, temptingness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`vi*ta"tion\, n. [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation.
See {Invite}.]
1. The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a
   person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a
   dinner, or to visit a friend.

2. A document written or printed, or spoken words, ?onveying
   the message by which one is invited.

3. Allurement; enticement. [R.]

         She gives the leer of invitation.     --Shak.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or respond to an invitation in your dream, suggests that you need to join or incorporate certain characteristics into yourself
Thesaurus Terms
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