preinvitation

invitation

[in-vi-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of inviting.
2.
the written or spoken form with which a person is invited.
3.
something offered as a suggestion: an invitation to consider a business merger.
4.
attraction or incentive; allurement.
5.
a provocation: The speech was an invitation to rebellion.
adjective

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin invītātiōn- (stem of invītātiō), equivalent to invītāt(us) (past participle of invītāre to invite) + -iōn- -ion

preinvitation, noun
reinvitation, noun
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invitation (ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a.  the act of inviting, such as an offer of entertainment or hospitality
 b.  (as modifier): an invitation dance; an invitation race
2.  the act of enticing or attracting; allurement

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invitation
mid-15c., from L. invitationem (nom. invitatio) "invitation," from invitatus, pp. of invitare "invite, treat, entertain," originally "be pleasant toward," from in- "toward," second element obscure, one suggestion is a lost word *vitus "pleasant." Meaning "the spoken or written form in which a person
is invited" is from 1610s.
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