August 17, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
invasive /ɪnˈveɪsɪv/ adjective
invasive
/ɪnˈveɪsɪv/
adjective
Japanese knotweed, a highly invasive species
Japanese knotweed, a highly invasive species
Learner's definition of INVASIVE

[more invasive; most invasive]

1 : tending to spread

  • The cancer is invasive.

  • invasive plants

2 medical : involving entry into the body by cutting or by inserting an instrument

  • an invasive medical procedure

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