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invite / invitar
A. [ɪnˈvaɪt]   -transitive verb
1. [+person]   invitar   (especially to important celebration)   convidar
·to invite somebody to do something
·invitar a somebody, someone a hacer algo
·to invite somebody to dinner/lunch
·invitar a somebody, someone a cenar/almorzar
·to invite somebody to have a drink
·invitar a somebody, someone a tomar algo
·to invite somebody in/up
·invitar a somebody, someone a pasar/subir
·to invite somebody out
·invitar a somebody, someone a salir
·they invited me out to dinner
·me invitaron a cenar (a un restaurante)
·I've invited them over for drinks
·los he invitado a tomar unas copas en casa
2. (=request)
[+opinions]   pedir   (more formal usage)   solicitar
·they are inviting applications for the post of ...
·han abierto el plazo para recibir solicitudes para el puesto de ...
3. (=provoke)
[+discussion, ridicule]   provocar
·to invite trouble
·buscarse problemas
·to do so would be to invite defeat
·hacer eso sería provocar la propia derrota
·A invites comparison with B
·A nos induce a compararlo con B
·she seems to invite stares
·parece que provoca las miradas de la gente
B. [ˈɪnvaɪt]
*   invitaciónoun (f)
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