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v. in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing, in·vades
1. To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage: The Romans invaded Britain.
2. To enter as if by invading; overrun or crowd: Each weekend, skiers invade the mountain town.
3. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen: Bacteria have invaded the lungs.
4. To encroach or intrude on; violate: invade someone's privacy.
To make an invasion: The cancer had invaded deeply into his liver.
[Middle English, from Old French invader, from Latin invādere : in-, in; see in-2 + vādere, to go.]
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1. entering a country with the intent of conquest or occupation
2. penetrating with infective force; infesting
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invading[ɪnˈveɪdɪŋ] ADJ → invasor
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invading[ɪnˈveɪdɪŋ] adj (army, troops) → d'invasione
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