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    Invitation to/for

    Dear teachers,
    Please help me. I am always confused when I use the noun invitation or verb invite
    It is my invitation to / for the wedding.
    We hereby invite you to /for the party

    Of late I have come across even invite as a noun as in
    Its my invite to/for the wedding

    Thank you
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    Re: Invitation to/for

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    Dear teachers,
    Please help me. I am always confused when I use the noun invitation or verb invite.
    It is my invitation to / for the wedding.
    We hereby invite you to /for the party

    Of late I have even come across even invite as a noun as in
    It's my invite to/for the wedding

    Thank you
    Shad
    It's my invitation to the wedding. But this sounds strange. If you're pointing to the invitation you'd say "This is my invitation to the wedding".

    We hereby invite you to the party. But this is exceedingly formal. Hereby is a very official word you'd see in things like legal documents. Just say "We invite you to our party".

    Invite is an informal way of saying invitation.

    invite - definition. American English definition of invite by Macmillan Dictionary

    It's also used online to refer to invitations to various sites, communities, etc. In this context you use invite but not invitation.

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