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Definition of Invasion

Invasion

  1. The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.
  2. A warlike or hostile entrance into the possessions or domains of another; the incursion of an army for conquest or plunder.
  3. The incoming or first attack of anything hurtful or pernicious; as, the invasion of a disease.

Invasion Quotations

The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
Justin Timberlake

I should like to save the Shire, if I could - though there have been times when I thought the inhabitants too stupid and dull for words, and have felt that an earthquake or an invasion of dragons might be good for them.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
Thomas Sowell

I like texting as much as the next kidult - and embrace it as yet more evidence, along with email, that we live now in the post-aural age, when an unsolicited phone call is, thankfully, becoming more and more understood to be an unspeakable social solecism, tantamount to an impertinent invasion of privacy.
Will Self

Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
Alice Foote MacDougall
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Invasion Translations

invasion in Dutch is inval, invasie
invasion in French is invasion
invasion in German is Einfall
invasion in Italian is invasione
invasion in Latin is incursio
invasion in Norwegian is invasjon, krenkelse
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