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invokes|invoked|invokingɪn'vəʊkAdvanced English Dictionary
+summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
+cite as an authority; resort to
+request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
+ verb [VN] (formal)
1 ~ sth (against sb) to mention or use a law, rule, etc. as a reason for doing sth: It is unlikely that libel laws will be invoked.
2 to mention a person, a theory, an example, etc. to support your opinions or ideas, or as a reason for sth: She invoked several eminent scholars to back up her argument.
3 to mention sb's name to make people feel a particular thing or act in a particular way: His name was invoked as a symbol of the revolution.
4 to make a request (for help) to sb, especially a god
5 to make sb have a particular feeling or imagine a particular scene
The opening paragraph invokes a vision of England in the early Middle Ages.
Help Note: Some people think this use is not correct.
6 to use or apply sth: He frequently invokes animal metaphors in his poetry.
7 (computing) to begin to run a program, etc: This command will invoke the HELP system.
8 to make evil appear by using magic
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