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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 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

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

I grew up believing my sister was from the planet Neptune and had been sent down to Earth to kill me. I believed this because my sister Emily convinced me of it when I was a toddler. I think she'd seen Invasion of the Body Snatchers and her imagination ran away with her. There's a part of me that still believes it.
Zooey Deschanel

But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices.
King Albert II
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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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