English - Vietnamese Dictionary
invasion /in'veiʤn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự xâm lược, sự xâm chiếm, sự xâm lấn
- sự xâm phạm (quyền lợi, đời sống riêng tư...)
- sự lan tràn, sự tràn ngập
+the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
+any entry into an area not previously occupied
+(pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body
Advanced English Dictionary
1 incursion, raid, foray, intrusion, inroad, encroachment, trespass, infiltration; infringement, infraction, transgression, violation:
The poachers were charged with invasion of private property. Unauthorized publication of that material is an invasion of your rights
2 attack, assault, onslaught, aggression, offensive, drive, storming, blitzkrieg:
The armoured divisions succeeded in stopping the invasion.
+ noun [C, U]Collocation Dictionary
1 the act of an army entering another country by force in order to take control of it: the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 + the threat of invasion + an invasion force / fleet
2 the fact of a large number of people or things arriving somewhere, especially people or things that are disturbing or unpleasant: the annual tourist invasion + Farmers are struggling to cope with an invasion of slugs.
3 an act or a process that affects sb/sth in a way that is not welcome: The actress described the photographs of her as an invasion of privacy.
See also - INVADE
full-scale | military
Latest reports are of a full-scale military invasion.
VERB + INVASION
carry out, launch, mount | repel, repulse | counter, resist
an invasion of privacy
Having all those photographers in the house was a terrible invasion of privacy.
| fear of invasion, a threat of invasion
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