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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

I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.
Jimmy Carter

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

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

Before statehood was achieved, Syria and Egypt had their tanks and military equipment lined up to invade Tel Aviv and destroy it; but the Israelis scrambled together an air force, some of it from old Second World War Messerschmidts, and the invasion was halted.
Steven Spielberg

For a war correspondent to miss an invasion is like refusing a date with Lana Turner.
Robert Capa
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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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