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This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.
Bernhard von Bulow

Meaning of "invasion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INVASION

invasion  [ɪnˈveɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INVASION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Invasion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INVASION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

invasion

Invasion

An invasion is a military offensive in which large parts of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of either conquering, liberating or re-establishing control or authority over a territory, forcing the partition of a country, altering the established government or gaining concessions from said government, or a combination thereof. An invasion can be the cause of a war, be a part of a larger strategy to end a war, or it can constitute an entire war in itself. Due to the large scale of the operations associated with invasions, they are usually strategic in planning and execution.

Definition of invasion in the English dictionary

The first definition of invasion in the dictionary is the act of invading with armed forces. Other definition of invasion is any encroachment or intrusion. Invasion is also the onset or advent of something harmful, esp of a disease.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INVASION


abrasion
əˈbreɪʒən
Anglo-Asian
ˌæŋɡləʊˈeɪʒən
corrasion
kəˈreɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
dermabrasion
ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
dissuasion
dɪˈsweɪʒən
division
dɪˈvɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
erasion
ɪˈreɪʒən
evasion
ɪˈveɪʒən
inequation
ˌɪnɪˈkweɪʒən
microdermabrasion
ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
mispersuasion
ˌmɪspəˈsweɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
overpersuasion
ˌəʊvəpəˈsweɪʒən
persuasion
pəˈsweɪʒən
pervasion
pɜːˈveɪʒən
preinvasion
ˌpriːɪnˈveɪʒən
reinvasion
ˌriːɪnˈveɪʒən
suasion
ˈsweɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INVASION

invalidation
invalidhood
invaliding
invalidism
invalidity
invalidity benefit
invalidly
invaluable
invaluableness
invaluably
Invar
invariability
invariable
invariableness
invariably
invariance
invariancy
invariant
invasive
invasiveness

WORDS THAT END LIKE INVASION

basion
commission
conversion
discussion
exclusion
expression
extension
fusion
gala occasion
home invasion
mission
nasion
on occasion
passion
permission
pitch invasion
rise to the occasion
sense of occasion
take occasion
tax evasion

Synonyms and antonyms of invasion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INVASION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «invasion» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of invasion

Translation of «invasion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INVASION

Find out the translation of invasion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of invasion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «invasion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

入侵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

invasión
570 millions of speakers

English

invasion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आक्रमण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الغزو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вторжение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

invasão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আক্রমণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

invasion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pencerobohan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Invasion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

侵略
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

침입
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Invasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cuộc xâm lược
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படையெடுப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आक्रमण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

istila
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

invasione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

inwazja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вторгнення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

invazie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εισβολή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inval
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

invasion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

invasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of invasion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INVASION»

The term «invasion» is very widely used and occupies the 10.525 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INVASION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «invasion» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «invasion» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about invasion

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10 QUOTES WITH «INVASION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word invasion.
1
Mohammed Aldouri
The American invasion did not succeed in Vietnam, and will never succeed in Iraq.
2
Samuel Alexander
Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self.
3
Hervey Allen
Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
4
Aldrich Ames
Historians don't really like to carry on speculative debates, but you could certainly argue that the likelihood of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe was extremely, extremely low.
5
Eric Balfour
'Skyline' is an alien invasion film that really takes an interesting look at the genre. The writers did an amazing job of creating a new take at how life from other planets come and plan to invade Earth.
6
Simon Le Bon
After a foreign invasion, there has to be a sort of feeling of musical inadequacy in the country.
7
John Boyega
'Attack The Block' is an alien invasion film set in South London. It's about a group of kids who are some petty thugs, who have to find the hero in themselves, when they attack.
8
James Buchan
Ever since the destruction of Baghdad by the Mongols in 1258, the Muslim world has been in slow decline relative to the west. With Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the creeping British annexation of Muslim India, that decline took on a malign aspect.
9
Thomas Bulfinch
The Romans held Britain from the invasion of Julius Caesar till their voluntary withdrawal from the island, A.D. 420,- that is, about five hundred years.
10
Bernhard von Bulow
This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INVASION»

Discover the use of invasion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to invasion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Animorphs #1: The Invasion
The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph. The Earth is being invaded, but no one knows about it.
K. A. Applegate, 2011
2
Invasion
His mother, an investigative reporter, was going to expose a secret mind-control program run by one of the world's largest companies. Before she could release the story, what if agents from Trident Biotech made sure she couldn't go public?
Jon Lewis, 2011
3
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, ...
Allen C. Guelzo, 2013
4
Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, ...
A shocking new study of America's misguided border policies reveals that the U.S. welcomes criminals, terrorists, and other "undesirables," leading to an abuse of the system and other disastrous effects.
Michelle Malkin, 2004
5
Invasion: The Story of D-Day
Revisits the greatest amphibious invasion the world had ever seen on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, that involved thousands of ships, incredible planning and preparation, and a million courageous soldiers, sailors, and airmen ...
Bruce Bliven, 2007
6
Invasion: A Kydd Sea Adventure
In the 10th book of the popular series, rumors fly of Napoleon's planned invasion of England, and British naval commander Thomas Kydd is sent to liaise with American inventor, Robert Fulton, who has created infernal machines that can wreak ...
Julian Stockwin, 2009
7
The Invasion From Mars: A Study In The Psychology Of Panic
This book is of continuing value to those interested in communications and mass behavior. "One of the most fascinating, illuminating and provocative social documents that have been brought to public attention for some time.
‎1952
8
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
On the surface, everything in Mill Valley appeared the same to Dr. Miles Bennell, but some mysterious force is changing the town and killing it slowly.
Jack Finney, 1998
9
The Clique #4: Invasion of the Boy Snatchers
The social minefields of Westchester County's most privileged middle school girls drive the page-turning action of this addictive series, set in New York City's most elite suburban county.
Lisi Harrison, 2008
10
Glory Invasion Expanded Edition: Walking Under an Open Heaven
Through Scripture and firsthand experience, David Herzog’s Glory Invasion unravels the mysteries of: Quantum Physics and the Glory Prophetic and Revelatory Glory Walking on Water and through Walls Invading Governments with the Glory ...
David Herzog, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INVASION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term invasion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Police investigate home invasion, shooting and reports of gunshots …
EDMONTON - A 32-year-old man was shot in northeast Edmonton Friday morning in the 11th targeted home invasion this month. Police are ... «Edmonton Journal, Jul 15»
2
'Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch - Tyranid Invasion' Review - Forbes
002_Alltogether Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch – Tyranid Invasion isn't just a mouthful, it's also a very fun, very slick turn-based mobile game ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
Man arrested in Jax Beach home invasion; one sought in auto …
The Jacksonville Beach Police Department responded to multiple calls Thursday morning. One call was of a reported home invasion, which ... «ActionNewsJax.com, Jul 15»
4
Lake Township man charged in Green home invasion attack …
GREEN, Ohio — A Lake Township man is accused of slashing a man with a knife during a home invasion. Andrew Ventura, 19, is being held in ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
5
Fayose Condemns DSS Invasion Of Col. Dasuki's Homes | The …
EKITI State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the invasion and sealing-off of the Abuja and Sokoto residences of the immediate past ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
6
Man seriously hurt in Green home invasion - WKYC.com
GREEN, Ohio -- A 19-year-old Canton man is behind bars with another man in the hospital following a home invasion in Green. Authorities say ... «WKYC-TV, Jul 15»
7
Man accused in Joe Torrez home invasion indicted on assault …
LAS CRUCES >> A Doña Ana County grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused in a deadly 2014 home invasion case on separate, ... «Las Cruces Sun-News, Jul 15»
8
Torrington police: online 'date' led to home invasion, woman's arrest
TORRINGTON >> A Bethel woman has been charged in a Torrington home invasion that occurred in April, according to police. Amanda ... «Torrington Register Citizen, Jul 15»
9
Another Home Invasion Gives Fresh Lead to Vallejo Kidnapping …
Another Home Invasion Gives Fresh Lead to Vallejo Kidnapping Case. More. Part 5: When Matthew Muller was arrested in Dublin, California, ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
10
Man's home-invasion conviction upheld by appeals court
The state Court of Appeals upheld the home-invasion conviction of a man who entered a Center Line home and fled when the homeowner saw ... «The Macomb Daily, Jul 15»

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