in·​vi·​tee | \ ˌin-və-ˈtē How to pronounce invitee (audio) , -ˌvī-\

Definition of invitee

: an invited person

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While all the politics behind who gets invited to fashion shows can be hyped-up, the parties leverage for more invitees to attend. Nandi Howard, Essence, "NYFW: The Party Edition," 12 Sep. 2019 The invitees, which make up people from over 59 countries, not only include some familiar names but also exemplify the Academy's push for better inclusion. Marianne Friedlander, CNN, "Lady Gaga, Sterling K. Brown among new Motion Picture Academy inductees," 1 July 2019 Duke phenoms Zion Williamson and R.J Barrett headline the list of invitees, joined by Murray State point guard Ja Morant and Texas Tech standout Jarrett Culver. Michael Shapiro,, "Zion Williamson, Ja Morant Headline NBA Draft Invite List at Barclays Center," 14 June 2019 James was among the invitees and, apparently, so was Jeffree. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "A Definitive Timeline of James Charles and Jeffree Star's Friendship and Messy Feud," 14 May 2019 The event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios isn’t free, with invitees needing to have RSVP’d by Aug. 7 and pay $170, plus $25 parking, to attend the three-hour preview. Ryan Gillespie,, "Disney World offers Florida politicians a sneak peek at Star Wars attraction, spawning ethics questions," 15 Aug. 2019 Note: this only works well if your party invitees all know each other well. Heather Hall, Harper's BAZAAR, "10 Bridal Shower Game Ideas You Won't Hate Playing," 5 June 2019 You are not invited to weigh in on the structure of the group, or to express your personal preferences regarding other invitees. Ask Amy,, "Ask Amy: Creepy compliments from strange men are infuriating and awkward," 21 July 2019 Colson, who appeared in eight games toward the end of the season and played with the Bucks at summer league, could potentially return to Milwaukee as a free agent or training-camp invitee. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kyle Korver is a still a threat from long range and fits in well in the Bucks' let-it-fly offense," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of invitee

1837, in the meaning defined above

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in·​vi·​tee | \ ˌin-ˌvī-ˈtē, -və- How to pronounce invitee (audio) \

Legal Definition of invitee

: an invited person specifically : a person (as a customer) who is present in a place by the express or implied invitation of the occupier in control of the place under circumstances that impose a duty on the occupier to use reasonable care to protect the safety of the invited person — compare licensee, trespasser

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