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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.
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vb (tr)
obsolete to retract an invitation to
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(ˌdɪs ɪnˈvaɪt)
v.t. -vit•ed, vit•ing.
to revoke an invitation to (someone).
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First: the reasons why Russia was disinvited in 2014, are still valid.
Sir Kim Darroch, who described the Trump administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", had already been disinvited from a dinner with the US Treasury after the President vowed to cut ties with the ambassador.
The statement also alleges that Coventry City were "specifically disinvited" from the civic launch taking place in celebration of Coventry being named as European City of Sport for 2019.
The problem may not be nearly as pervasive as some right-wing activists assert, but high-profile incidents in which conservative speakers have been heckled, prevented from speaking or disinvited from previously announced campus appearances have reinforced the idea that colleges aren't the defenders of free speech that they should be.
It was then reported that an unidentified member of the mainstream media was accidentally invited, only to be disinvited later on.
On the upcoming sessions of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation where India has been invited as 'guest of honour', the Foreign Office asserted that Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will boycott the conference if Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj is not disinvited.
Then in May, the United States disinvited China from joint naval exercises off Hawaii in response to what it called China's militarization of disputed areas of the South China Sea, an allegation Beijing rejects.
Earlier this year, Washington 'disinvited' China from the joint maritime exercise and sent bombers to fly over the Spratlys, while Beijing redeployed missile systems on the China-controlled Paracel Islands.
Notably missing from the Rimpac was China, which was disinvited by the US over its militarization of the South China Sea.
In lieu of their concert, a heated debate was held on a topic that's affecting Germany's stages.Because of their open support for the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, the Scottish band Young Fathers were disinvited -- and then reinvited -- to perform at the Ruhrtriennale arts and music festival, held in Bochum from August 9 to September 23.
China was disinvited from participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise in May because of U.S.