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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Invitation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  invitation 
  adj  :  only  invitees  are  welcome;  "an  invitational  tournament" 
  [syn:  {invitation(a)},  {invitational}] 
  n  1:  a  formal  request  to  participate  or  be  present 
  2:  the  act  of  enticing  or  alluring;  "she  was  an  invitation  to 
  trouble" 




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