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tr.v. dis·in·vit·ed, dis·in·vit·ing, dis·in·vites
To rescind an invitation to: disinvited our friends for dinner because of an emergency.

dis·in·vi·ta′tion (-vĭ-tā′shən) n.


vb (tr)
obsolete to retract an invitation to


(ˌdɪs ɪnˈvaɪt)
v.t. -vit•ed, vit•ing.
to revoke an invitation to (someone).
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The bishop felt that by disinviting him we would be avoiding a problem in casting a bad light on Christian-Islamic relations," Msgr.
In the last analysis however, the culture of the school will not sustain people who are consistently and intentionally disinviting.
In the end the conference committee ended up disinviting Naipaul.
The OPHR organized around concrete demands, such as the hiring of more black coaches, disinviting South Africa and Rhodesia to the Olympics, and the removal of International Olympic Committee president Avery Brundage, but they also had a broader goal in mind, as their founding statement put it:
Regarding the university disinviting Rosemary Radford Ruether: What a shame that money from an unnamed donor determines freedom of speech and theology.
So make it crystal clear that you will not be bullied into disinviting your mum.
Visibly Inappropriate: The easily noticed, purposeful, and overt act of being disinviting.
It was said he would not attend the festivities, although there is no evidence he "coerced" the college into disinviting Mrs.
When the organizers balked (specifically disinviting a prominent local Muslim), the mayors pulled out and the program disbanded.
Quinn gave a lecture at Oxford on papal primacy that drew wide media attention back in June 1996, and the curia made him pay for it by disinviting him to the Synod for America in 1997, even though he was elected by his fellow U.
When seeking to change an environment, the most obvious place to begin is the physical setting--any part of a school's physical environment that is unpleasant, unattractive, littered, grimy, dusty, or dingy is disinviting.
On one hand, the school showed bad form in disinviting Mrs.