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invasion

in·va·sion

invasion

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn veI zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of invading by an enemy or hostile army.
The German invasion of Poland took place in 1939.
synonyms:
aggression, raid, strike
antonyms:
retreat
similar words:
action, assault, attack, offensive, operation
definition 2: an act of intruding into another's life.
Reading her diary was an invasion of her privacy.
similar words:
assault, attack, breach
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