Definición de invocation en inglés:

invocation

Saltos de línea: in¦vo|ca¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌɪnvə(ʊ)ˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1The action of invoking someone or something: his invocation of the ancient powers of Callanish
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • This affinity almost declares itself when he quotes Orwell endorsing Milton's invocation of ‘the known rules of ancient liberty’.
    • The client then uses its filter registry to invoke the filters during a subsequent method invocation.
    • Nevertheless, and despite Justice Kirby's ringing invocation of abiding freedoms, there are some pretty good reasons why the suppression order might well be regarded as appropriate in this case.
    Sinónimos
  • 1.1 [count noun] An incantation used to invoke a deity or the supernatural.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In the weeks ahead there will also be invocations to the deity.
    • As soon as someone tells us how invocations of the supernatural will help us solve a problem, they will be embraced immediately.
    • He dug through his list of incantations, invocations and other such spells to little avail.
  • 1.2 [count noun] (In the Christian Church) a form of words such as ‘In the name of the Father’ introducing a prayer, sermon, etc..
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Thanksgiving and public prayer, the invocation of the name of God at the occasion of any major official gathering, are, in the practical behavior of the nation, a token of this very same spirit and inspiration.
    • Make the presentation much more prayerlike, an invocation for the Spirit to help us with our own baptismal vows.
    • True to form, he gave what amounted to a sermon, complete with invocations of god and a biblical quotation.
    Sinónimos
    prayer, request, intercession, supplication, call, entreaty, solicitation, petition, appeal, suit; incantation, chant
    archaic orison
    rare imploration, adjuration, obsecration, epiclesis

Derivativos

invocatory

Pronunciación: /ɪnˈvɒkət(ə)ri/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The youth music festival begins with an invocatory violin concert by Malavika and Sharada, both upcoming artistes.
  • The hunters’ booming, percussive harp rhythms and urgent invocatory singing seemed to be everywhere.
  • This segued into a musical section with the dancers joining the musicians, using gourds to enhance their invocatory circle and line dances.

Origen

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin invocatio(n-), from the verb invocare (see invoke).

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