at the invitation of

idiom

: due to having been invited by
She attended the fund-raiser at the invitation of the committee chairperson.

Examples of at the invitation of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Russian troops are also currently based in Niger at the invitation of Niger's military junta. Matt Seyler, ABC News, 19 May 2024 The Duke and Duchess of Sussex landed in Los Angeles on May 14 following their visit to the West African country at the invitation of the Chief of Defense Staff, Nigeria's highest-ranking military official on May 10-12. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 Student athletes from River Hill High School recently visited the Maryland State House at the invitation of state Sen. Katie Fry Hester. Molly Fellin Spence, Baltimore Sun, 19 Mar. 2024 Prince Harry and Meghan are in Nigeria at the invitation of the Chief of Defense Staff, General Christopher Gwabin Musa OFR, the country’s highest-ranking military official, and the final day of their official itinerary is full of stops in Lagos. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 12 May 2024 The luxury jeweler has selected the actors to receive the prestigious Trophée Chopard, an award doled out since 2001 at the invitation of the house’s Caroline Scheufele as a way to honor cinema’s rising stars. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2024 Cindy Medina, a community leader on water issues in the valley, came to San Luis to see the fence at the invitation of those opposing it. Elise Schmelzer, The Denver Post, 5 May 2024 Ysabel Jurado, a candidate for the City Council district that includes Cal State L.A., showed up at the invitation of students, bringing bean and cheese burritos from La Abeja in Highland Park. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2024 Related article Niger ends military agreement with US, calls it ‘profoundly unfair’ Hundreds of Wagner contractors, a private Russian military group, are in Mali, at the invitation of the country’s military junta, to assist in its fight against insurgents. Michael Rios, CNN, 12 Apr. 2024

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“At the invitation of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20the%20invitation%20of. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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