invitational

in·vi·ta·tion·al

 (ĭn′vĭ-tā′shə-nəl)
adj.
Restricted to invited participants: an invitational golf tournament.
n.
An event, especially a sports tournament, restricted to invited participants.

invitational

(ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃənəl) sport
adj
(General Sporting Terms) of or relating to a sports contest or team in which only those invited can participate
n
(General Sporting Terms) a sports contest in which only those invited can participate

in•vi•ta•tion•al

(ˌɪn vɪˈteɪ ʃə nl)

adj.
restricted to participants who have been invited.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invitational - pertaining to or characteristic of an invitation
Translations

invitational

[ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃənl] ADJ (Sport) [event, tournament] → invitacional (en el que sólo participan deportistas invitados)

invitational

adj (Sport) nur für eingeladene Teilnehmer zugänglich; invitational tournamentEinladungsturnier nt
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