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Definition of "invoking" []

  • Present participle of invoke. (verb)

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Use "invoking" in a sentence
  • "But media reports said the terms of the bid by the Maple Group -- a name invoking Canada's most patriotic symbol -- were better than those of the LSE, with one source saying they had bid C$48 per share."
  • "It is true that in invoking the "well-wrought urn" Brooks was trying to call attention to poetry as a verbal equivalent, a poem as an art object sufficient unto itself."
  • "My point in invoking Nova above was not that there's anything wrong with it, but rather that there isn't anything wrong with it: Nova does what it aims to do quite well."