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invade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
invadein‧vade /ɪnˈveɪd/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]PM to enter a country, town, or area using military force, in order to take control of it 🔊 The Romans invaded Britain 2,000 years ago.see thesaurus at attack2 [transitive]ENTER to go into a place in large numbers, especially when you are not wanted 🔊 Every summer, the town is invaded by tourists. 🔊 Fans invaded the pitch at half time.3 [transitive]INTERFERE to get involved in something in an unwanted and annoying way 🔊 What right does he have to invade my privacy? 🔊 Patients are given the feeling that they mustn’t try to invade medical territory (=try to deal with things that are not their responsibility). invasion
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invadeEnemy forces were almost certainly preparing to invade.Sicily was invaded by the Normans, and later by the Saracens.In his latest film, super-intelligent aliens invade Earth and try to take over.A virus has invaded most of their computers.Hitler invaded Poland in 1939.
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Verb table
invade
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinvade
he, she, itinvades
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinvaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave invaded
he, she, ithas invaded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad invaded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill invade
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have invaded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam invading
he, she, itis invading
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you, we, theyare invading
Past
I, he, she, itwas invading
you, we, theywere invading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been invading
he, she, ithas been invading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been invading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be invading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been invading
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