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invasion

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈveɪʒən/

Translation of invasion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] invasión (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [plans/strategy] de invasión
    Example sentences
    • I have never heard of any of them volunteering to join our forces in an armed invasion.
    • He launched the second invasion to retake by force the rebellious republic.
    • The second scenario would involve a limited invasion of special forces and a sustained bombing campaign.
    Example sentences
    • The Torah speaks of the evil prophet Bilaam praising the Israelites for dwelling arrangements that prevented unwanted intrusions and other invasions of privacy.
    • The reason nobody takes action over unjustifiable privacy invasions is because the very taking of such actions would cause further and more intrusive invasions of privacy.
    • I'm not sure, but I suspect such a perspective would reveal that steps that in the United States are considered severe and unwarranted invasions of privacy are considered rather routine abroad.
    1.2 (of tourists, relatives) invasión (feminine) a gross invasion of my privacy/rights una violación de mi intimidad/mis derechos
    Example sentences
    • The final whistle sparked a pitch invasion of ecstatic fans and the Burnley players got off as quickly as they could.
    • He was later caught up in the pitch invasion as he was carried by celebrating fans.
    • This was to be the last action of the game as the referee blew the final whistle and the pitch invasion and celebrations got underway.
    1.3 [Biology/Biología] invasión (feminine)

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