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invasion

noun
     
Related topics: Military
in‧va‧sion
1 [uncountable and countable]PM when the army of one country enters another country by force, in order to take control of it
invasion of
the invasion of Normandy
2 [countable] the arrival in a place of a lot of people or things, often where they are not wanted:
the annual invasion of teenagers for the Glastonbury Festival
3

invasion of privacy

a situation in which someone tries to find out details about another person's private affairs in a way that is upsetting and often illegal

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