Definitions for invasiveɪnˈveɪ sɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word invasive
relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
"invasive cancer cells"
incursive, invading, invasive(adj)
involving invasion or aggressive attack
encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)(adj)
gradually intrusive without right or permission
"we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"
An invasive organism, as, a plant or animal.
that invades a foreign country using military force
that invades a habitat to the detriment of native species
(of a carcinoma etc) that invades healthy tissue; (of a procedure) in which part of the body is entered
intruding on one's privacy, or trespassing
tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive
Origin: [LL. invasivus: cf. F. invasif. See Invade.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We always say that dandelions are a good gateway invasive.
Privacy advocates will be there to steadfastly oppose any privacy and invasive information sharing bills.
I don’t think it's possible to stop (the spread of invasive plants) but we can indeed significantly reduce the impacts.
These changes are often driven by multiple factors, including changes in temperature and drought patterns, wildfire, invasive species and pests.
Ultimately what we are trying to do is we want to provide the best security we can, but as minimally invasive as possible. We want people to enjoy themselves.
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