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- (transitive) To move into.
- Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.
- Which becomes a body, and doth then invade / The state of life, out of the grisly shade.
- (transitive) To enter by force in order to conquer.
- Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.
2012 April 26, Tasha Robinson, “Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits :”, in The Onion AV Club:
- When a typical gaffe has him invading the Beagle and trying to rob Charles Darwin (David Tennant), he learns that his beloved “parrot” Polly is actually a dodo bird.
- (transitive) To infest or overrun.
- The picnic was invaded by ants.
- To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
- The king invaded the rights of the people.
- To make an unwelcome or uninvited visit or appearance, usually with an intent to cause trouble or some other unpleasant situation.
to move into
to enter by force in order to conquer
to infest or overrun
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