invitation
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invitation(
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vuh
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tey
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (request to attend)
a. la invitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The singer declined the president's invitation to participate in his charity event.El cantante declinó la invitación del presidente para participar en su evento benéfico.
2. (written request to attend)
a. la invitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My sister's fiancé designed their wedding invitations.El prometido de mi hermana diseñó sus invitaciones de boda.
3. (inducement)
a. la invitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carl interpreted her flirtations as an invitation to ask her to dance.Carl interpretó sus coqueteos como una invitación de sacarla a bailar.
b. la provocación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hanging out with those friends of yours is an invitation for trouble.Salir con esos amigos tuyos es una provocación al desastre.
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invitation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la invitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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invitation [ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən]
noun
invitación (f)
an invitation to dinner a dinner invitation una invitación para cenar
I am here at the invitation of the director he venido por invitación del director; the house is an invitation to robbers la casa es toda una atracción para los ladrones
modifier
invitation card (n) tarjeta (f) de invitación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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