invasion


invasion
01. The [invasion] was a total failure, with hundreds of soldiers dying on the beach without having advanced more than a few meters.
02. New technologies in our lives are becoming more and more [invasive], with the result that people can use them to find out all sorts of private information about us without our consent.
03. The enemy have [invaded] the capital, and surrounded the President's residence.
04. A group of Martians are planning to [invade] Earth, and enslave all humans.
05. Our tent was [invaded] by ants while we were camping last weekend.
06. I consider it an [invasion] of privacy for you to read my private letters.
07. She was traumatized when the robbers [invaded] her house.
08. Victor Hugo once observed that an [invasion] of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
09. On September 3, 1939, World War Two began, two days after Hitler [invaded] Poland.
10. The United States is considering [invading] Afghanistan in pursuit of the terrorist leader.
11. Czechoslovakia was [invaded] by the Soviet Union in 1968.
12. Genghis Khan [invaded] China in 1211, and built the largest empire in history.
13. On June 6, 1944, some 2,700 ships carrying 176,000 troops landed in Normandy, France, in the largest seaborne [invasion] in history.
14. In Laos, the mountains have always been a major barrier to both movement and communication, as well as [invasion].
15. A Korean proverb observes that if you starve for three days, there is no thought that does not [invade] your imagination.

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  • invasion — [ ɛ̃vazjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1160; bas lat. invasio, de invadere → envahir 1 ♦ Pénétration belliqueuse et massive des forces armées d un État sur (le territoire d un autre État). ⇒ occupation. L invasion du Koweit par l Irak. ♢ Spécialt Migration… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Invasion — In*va sion, n. [L. invasio: cf. F. invasion. See {Invade}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass. [1913 Webster] 2. A warlike or hostile entrance into the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • invasion — in·va·sion /in vā zhən/ n: the act of or an instance of invading Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. invasion …   Law dictionary

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  • Invasion — Sf std. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. invasion, dieses aus spl. invāsio ( ōnis), einer Ableitung von l. invādere eindringen, losgehen , zu l. vādere schreiten, losgehen und l. in .    Ebenso nndl. invasie, ne. invasion, nfrz. invasion,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • invasion — (n.) mid 15c., from O.Fr. invasion invasion, attack, assaut (12c.), from L.L. invasionem (nom. invasio) an attack, invasion, noun of action from pp. stem of L. invadere go into, fall upon, attack, invade, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • invasión — sustantivo femenino 1. Acción y resultado de invadir: una invasión de células malignas, la invasión del pueblo romano. La invasión de la mala música es una plaga. 2. Origen: Colombia. Ocupación ilegal de un terreno para edificar chabolas …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española