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invade
American English: /ɪnˈveɪd/
British English: /ɪnˈveɪd/

Translation of invade in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military)
    Example sentences
    • I am just inquiring, what was the British tradition in relation to maintaining discipline of its forces when they were invading countries like India?
    • British armed forces invaded Mesopotamia in 1914 with promises of freedom—from the Turks.
    • She was still in Hong Kong when the Japanese forces invaded that territory in 1941.
  • 2 (overrun)
    (room/environment)
    invadir
    to invade somebody's privacy
    invadir or vulnerar la intimidad de alguien
    Example sentences
    • Then, activists invaded the public space of lunch counters and voter registration offices simply to eat lunch and register to vote.
    • The minute he said that a heavy atmosphere of silence invaded the place.
    • He was someone special enough that they could let him invade their comfortable place.
  • 3 (Biology, Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • They are not normally present in significant quantities until a plant is invaded by disease.
    • Plants are exposed to a great number of pathogenic microorganisms, but a relatively small proportion of them are able to invade plants and cause diseases.
    • Now when anything invades another cell, or particularly when a parasite invades a red blood cell, they have to multiply.

intransitive verb

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