Invite and Invitation





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Invite and Invitation :



“Invite" (accent on the second syllable) is perfectly standard as a verb:


“Invite me to the birthday party and I’ll jump out of the cake."


But “invite" (accent on the first syllable) as a noun meaning “invitation" is less acceptable: “I got an invite to my ex-wife"s wedding."


Though this form has become extremely popular, even in fairly formal contexts, it is safer to use the traditional “invitation."





























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