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  Definition of invasion
  1. the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  2. (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body; "the tumor''s invasion of surrounding structures"
  3. any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
Similar Words: encroachment, intrusion

 

Hyponyms: inroad

 

Derivational Morphology: invade, occupy, encroach, infringe, impinge, intrude on, obtrude upon, encroach upon, overrun, infest

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 侵占   Finnish: invaasio  
German: Invasion   Italian: invasione  
Japanese: 侵略   Latvian: Invāzija  
Norwegian: invasjon   Russian: вторжение  
Slovene: invazija   Telugu: ఆక్రమణ  
Turkish: Saldırı  
 
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