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invitation

US [ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [.ɪnvɪ'teɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.邀请;请柬;请帖;招致
  • Web邀请函;邀请信;招待
Plural Form:invitations  
invitation
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n.
1.
[c]
(口头或书面的)邀请a spoken or written request to sb to do sth or to go somewhere
to issue/extend an invitation
发出╱致送邀请
to accept/turn down/decline an invitation
接受╱拒绝╱婉拒邀请
an invitation to the party
参加晚会的请柬
I have an open invitation(= not restricted to a particular date) to visit my friend in Japan.
我在日本的朋友邀请我随时去看他。
2.
[u]
邀请;获得邀请the act of inviting sb or of being invited
A concert was held at the invitation of the mayor.
在市长的邀请下举办了一场音乐会。
Admission is by invitation only .
凭请柬入场。
3.
[c]
请柬;请帖a card or piece of paper that you use to invite sb to sth
Have you ordered the wedding invitations yet?
你定制婚礼请帖了吗?
4.
[sing]
~ to sb (to do sth).~ to sth
鼓励;(尤指)怂恿,招致something that encourages sb to do sth, usually sth bad
Leaving the doors unlocked is an open invitation to burglars.
出门不上锁无异于开门揖盗。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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