invocasteis you invoked
The word invocasteis is the preterite form of invocar in the second person plural. See the full invocar conjugation.
invocar
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invocar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (legal)
a. to invoke
El acusado invocó su derecho a permanecer en silencio.The defendant invoked his right to remain silent.
b. to cite
Los catalanes invocan el derecho de autodeterminación.Catalans cite their right to self-determination.
c. to refer to
Los abogados invocaron el artículo 86 del Código Penal.The lawyers referred to section 86 of the penal code.
2. (to call on deities or spirits)
a. to invoke
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Los peregrinos invocaron a los santos en sus oraciones y les rogaron su intercersión.The pilgrims invoked the saints in their prayers and asked them for their intercession.
b. to call on
Voy a ir a un médium para que invoque a mi padre, que en paz descanse.I am visiting a medium so that he can call on my father, may he rest in peace.
3. (to plead)
a. to invoke
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Mi abuela me regaló una medalla para invocar la protección de la Virgen María.My grandmother gave me a medallion to invoke the protection of the Virgin Mary.
b. to appeal for
El hombre se arrepentió de sus pecados e invocó el perdón.The man repented for his sins and appealed for forgiveness.
4. (to refer to)
a. to cite
El hombre invocó a su mujer para reafirmar su versión de lo ocurrido.The man cited his wife in order to reassert his version of events.
b. to invoke
Peter invocó su amistad con Ángela para ganarse la confianza de su familia.Peter invoked his friendship with Angela to win the trust of her family.
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invocar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to invoke
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invocar
transitive verb
1 (citar) to cite; invoke
invocando la necesidad de una acción coordinada Yeltsin invoca su elección democrática como presidente se escuda en su honor o invoca su honestidad personal tras de invocar el ejemplo de las vascongadas,recomienda..
2 [+derecho, principio] to cite; invoke
invocó el principio de responsabilidad compartida los obispos invocaban antiguos derechos y tradiciones
invocar la ley to invoke the law
3 (rogar) (gen) to invoke; appeal for; [+divinidad, santo] to invoke; call on
invocar la ayuda de algn to appeal for o invoke sb's help
4 (Informática) to call
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