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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (summons)
a. invocation
La delicada situación del país podría requerir una invocación del estado de emergencia.The fragile situation in the country might require an invocation of a state of emergency.
b. plea
Pedimos ayuda, pero nadie respondió a nuestra invocación.We asked for help, but nobody answered our plea.
2. (incantation)
a. invocation
La médium pidió que nos tomáramos las manos antes de leer la invocación.The medium asked us to hold our hands before she read the invocation.
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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. (general)
a. invocation
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una invocación a la Virgen an invocation of o to the Virgin; una invocación de auxilio a plea for help
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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