invocation

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French invocacion, from Latin invocatio

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Noun[edit]

invocation (plural invocations)

  1. The act or form of calling for the assistance or presence of some superior being; earnest and solemn entreaty; especially, prayer offered to a divine being.
  2. A call or summons; especially, a judicial call, demand, or order; as, the invocation of papers or evidence into court.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

invocation f (plural invocations)

  1. invocation