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invade

(ĭn-vād′)
v. in·vaded, in·vading, in·vades
v.tr.
1. To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage: The Romans invaded Britain.
2. To enter as if by invading; overrun or crowd: Each weekend, skiers invade the mountain town.
3. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen: Bacteria have invaded the lungs.
4. To encroach or intrude on; violate: invade someone's privacy.
v.intr.
To make an invasion: The cancer had invaded deeply into his liver.

in·vad′er n.
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According to PPS, the soldiers invaded Khirbit Homsa village, in the West Bank's Northern Plains, and arrested and assaulted a Palestinian man.
In 1914, the UK went to war after Germany invaded Belgium (886,000 British war dead).
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This complex/non-linear environment poses tremendous challenges for an outsider to transform the invaded country and bring a desired level of stability.
If a group invaded my territory, I would defend my home.
Syed's indirect message was that Sindh was being invaded again, like it had been by the Arabs, and had lost its independence.
Fans from the CSKA end invaded the pitch after their side fell behind at Lokomotiv Mezdra last week.
Chairman of the Security Committee at Maysan's Provincial Council, Maytham Lefteh Jasim, said that the number of casualties resulted from American forces' fires in Duwaijat village, which was invaded by American forces, has increased to ten killed.
On Sunday and Monday, the Roman City Life event at Corbridge Roman Town will give an insight into what life was like after the Romans invaded the region around AD 70, before building Hadrian's Wall and the forts along it in AD122.
When Germany invaded Yugoslavia in 1941, they allowed the creation of the pro-fascist Independent State of Croatia.
No, the country was invaded simply for possession of that black goo that threatens to destroy us all.