Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) When someone invokes a rule, they use the rule in a specific situation.

Examples: (verb) We need to invoke protection against deforestation, otherwise we may lose our forests. (verb) The government invoked a rule that allows more migrants into the country during a war.

Synonyms: verbs: call upon, apply, enforce.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 C

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