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Noun: invitation  ,in-vi'tey-shun
  1. A request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
    "an invitation to lunch"; "she threw the invitation away"
  2. A tempting allurement
    "she was an invitation to trouble"
  3. The act of inviting

Derived forms: invitations

Type of: allure, allurement, asking, letter, missive, request, temptingness

Encyclopedia: Invitation