WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
in•vi•ta•tion /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/USA pronunciation
[uncountable] the act of inviting.
[countable] the written or spoken form with which a person is invited:a wedding invitation.
[countable] something that attracts or encourages an action; incentive;
provocation:an invitation to disaster.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
invitation /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/ n
- the act of inviting, such as an offer of entertainment or hospitality
- (as modifier): an invitation dance, an invitation race
- the act of enticing or attracting; allurement
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