Definition Of invade


(of an armed force or its commander) enter (a country or region) so as to subjugate or occupy it.

it was all part of a grander French plan to invade Ireland

Example Of invade

  • But it was your country that wanted to invade this place.

  • Civil liberties groups, however, have raised concerns that the long lens of the law invades the privacy of innocent residents.

  • Critics have charged that the program will give the defence department the power to invade personal privacy.

  • Depending on the size of the bog garden and the maintenance levels, some reeds and rushes should be avoided because of the tendency to completely invade the area.

  • Detailed field experiments on current generation GM crops show that in a range of environments they are very unlikely to invade the countryside and become problematic plants.

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