invitation

invitation
invitation in‧vi‧ta‧tion [ˌɪnvˈteɪʆn] noun [countable]
1. an offer of an opportunity that is made to someone:

• She turned down an invitation to serve on the company's board.

2. FINANCE invitation to subscribe an occasion when a company offers shares for sale:

• This document is not a prospectus and does not constitute or form any part of an invitation to subscribe for, underwrite or purchase securities.

3. invitation to tender also invitation to bid COMMERCE an occasion when an organization asks companies to say how much they will charge to perform particular work. The company with the lowest price usually gets the work:

• We can offer advice on where to find invitations to tender for contracts in Europe.

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invitation UK US /ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [C or U]
if someone receives an invitation, they are asked to go somewhere or do something: an invitation to sth »

I received an invitation to dinner at a colleague's house.

an invitation to do sth »

He accepted the invitation to attend the seminar.

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decline/turn down/reject an invitation

a formal request to do something, for example, have an interview for a job: an invitation to do sth »

He rarely turns down an invitation to speak at a conference.

extend/issue an invitation »

The invitation was extended to other candidates.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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