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invoke

To activate a program, routine, function or process.
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The President earlier told his son to attend the Senate hearing but should invoke his right against self-incrimination.
DeBose shows us two things: one, that in order to construct a message that resonates with the listener(s), the educated, middle-class African American female orator whom he observes invokes 'Standard Black English'; and, two, that the status of the individual and her multilingual abilities indicate the potential for a purposeful use of dialect regardless of the "stigma attached to non-standard speech.
Kathryn Schwarz, in Tough Love, positions herself as working in the tradition of "the enterprise of queering" (9) to be found in the work of Bruce Smith, Jonathan Goldberg, Valerie Traub, and others and also invokes psychoanalytic theory, "not to map our methodologies onto early modern texts, but to illuminate the ways in which those texts are themselves engaged in similar work" (11).
Rubin says that when a religious leader invokes a particular deity, it excludes those who are not the followers of that religion.
Proclaiming his love for a corpse, the singer celebrates this unconventional amour in a reading that invokes sorrow and happiness simultaneously, recalling Billie Holiday's pre--sob sister recordings of the '30s.
The most significant of these restraints curtails law enforcement's ability to conduct custodial interrogation once the suspect invokes the right to counsel.
taxpayer that invokes the competent authority procedures has an increased responsibility to keep the CA apprised of developments and changes with respect to the information or documentation it supplied.
Then the main program examines this message and once again invokes the procedure for that object, this time branching to the DRAW method.
Such a setup invokes scenes of torture from Dixie through to Abu Ghraib.
Reichman said Beard-Williams is in a bind if she invokes that right and also if she doesn't.
The United States routinely invokes immunity for its diplomats accused of violating the laws of another country, on the grounds that they could not be assured of a high standard of justice.
The Actimize solution notices that the login took place from a new device, and that such a login is unusual for this account, so it invokes active second factor authentication.