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Invasion vs. Invade

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Invasionnoun

A military action consisting of armed forces of one geopolitical entity entering territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of conquering territory or altering the established government.

Invadeverb

(transitive) to move into

‘Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.’;

Invasionnoun

The entry without consent of an individual or group into an area where they are not wanted.

‘an invasion of mobile phones’; ‘an invasion of bees’; ‘an invasion of foreign tourists’;

Invadeverb

(transitive) to enter by force in order to conquer

‘Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.’;

Invasionnoun

(medicine) The spread of cancer cells, bacteries and such to the organism.

Invadeverb

(transitive) To infest or overrun

‘The picnic was invaded by ants.’;

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Invasionnoun

(surgery) The breaching of the skin barrier.

Invadeverb

to attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate

‘The king invaded the rights of the people.’;

Invasionnoun

The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.

Invadeverb

to make an unwelcome or uninvited visit or appearance, usually with an intent to cause trouble or some other unpleasant situation

Invasionnoun

A warlike or hostile entrance into the possessions or domains of another; the incursion of an army for conquest or plunder.

Invadeverb

To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; - used of forcible or rude ingress.

‘Which becomes a body, and doth then invadeThe state of life, out of the grisly shade.’;

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Invasionnoun

The incoming or first attack of anything hurtful or pernicious; as, the invasion of a disease.

Invadeverb

To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.

‘Such an enemyIs risen to invade us.’;

Invasionnoun

the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder

Invadeverb

To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.

Invasionnoun

any entry into an area not previously occupied;

‘an invasion of tourists’; ‘an invasion of locusts’;

Invadeverb

To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.

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Invasionnoun

(pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body;

‘the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures’;

Invadeverb

To make an invasion.

Invasion

An invasion is a military offensive in which large numbers of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory owned 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.

Invadeverb

march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation;

‘Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939’;

Invadeverb

to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate;

‘This new colleague invades my territory’; ‘The neighbors intrude on your privacy’;

Invadeverb

occupy in large numbers or live on a host;

‘the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North’;

Invadeverb

penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way;

‘The cancer had invaded her lungs’;

Invadeverb

(of an armed force) enter (a country or region) so as to subjugate or occupy it

‘during the Second World War the island was invaded by the Axis powers’;

Invadeverb

enter (a place, situation, or sphere of activity) in large numbers, especially with intrusive effect

‘demonstrators invaded the Presidential Palace’;

Invadeverb

(of a parasite or disease) spread into (an organism or bodily part)

‘sometimes the worms invade the central nervous system’;

Invadeverb

encroach or intrude on

‘he felt his privacy was being invaded’;

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