pervasion

noun
per·​va·​sion | \ pər-ˈvā-zhən How to pronounce pervasion (audio) \

Definition of pervasion

: the action of pervading or condition of being pervaded

Examples of pervasion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet while Zambian exports to China are considerable, thanks to its copper output, what many ordinary Zambians see on the ground is the pervasion of Chinese people and companies in their country. CNN, "Three Chinese nationals were murdered and burned in Zambia, in a week when racial tensions were running high," 5 June 2020

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First Known Use of pervasion

1661, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2020

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“Pervasion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pervasion. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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