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invade

verb aggress, arrogate, assail, assault, attack, break in, encroach, enter hostilely, impinge, infringe, intrude, obtrude, overrun, overtake, penetrate, raid, run over, trespass, usurp, violate
Associated concepts: invade the corpus of a trust, invade the province of the jury, invasion of privacy, invasion of propprty rights, invasion of rights
See also: accroach, assail, attack, break, despoil, encroach, enter, force, harry, impinge, impose, infringe, interfere, intrude, obtrude, occupy, overlap, overstep, penetrate, pervade, plunder, preempt, trespass, violate
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In addition, the soldiers invaded and searched several homes in the Old City of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah.
The analysis of the histories of almost 200 countries in the world found that only 22 countries were never invaded by the British.
The engagement of the invaded country, through regional/neighbouring partners, should continue to ensure that the future shape has some semblance with the desires of the redeployed force.
In another example, Mahmud of Ghazna is praised as the great conqueror who invaded India 17 times and defeated the rulers of different kingdoms.
The source told NINA, "The American forces invaded Duwaijat village, a citizen opened fire thinking that there are thieves, but the American forces returned the fire killing him and six others as well as wounding two persons.
Now a dozen of them have worked out how to crawl across the cattle grid - and have invaded gardens, allotments and even the local cemetery where they eat flowers left by mourners.
The tumor had invaded the jugular bulb and encroached on the sigmoid sinus, requiring sacrifice of those structures.
The racism directed at invaded nations and their populations has frequently been a prelude to U.
Japan occupied much of eastern China, and had invaded neighboring French Indochina (Southeast Asia) in July 1941.
Ambroise Kamukini was commenting on a ruling by the United Nations International Court of Justice that Uganda was responsible for human rights abuses and acts of plunder when it invaded the DRC in 1998, withdrawing only in 2002.
On June 25, without a declaration of war, North Korean forces, using Soviet weapons, invaded the South.
But we invaded the country for the express purpose of removing weapons of mass destruction that turned out not to exist.