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invoke

To activate a program, routine, function or process.
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For the position you're holding in the frat, you're invoking your right?
The State reported that the town council still opens its meetings with prayers, but without invoking Jesus Christ.
The Supreme Court has held that a defendant who requests or accepts the appointment of counsel is, in fact, invoking the protections of the Sixth Amendment.
I inquired, invoking my best Black dialect, as a friend explained that his family had recently installed central heating.
Neither Lieberman nor Gore is invoking religion to make a case for awakening America's social conscience a la Martin Luther King.
It then went on to refer to statements by "American and other diplomats" invoking provisions relating to "A material breach of a treaty" in the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1997, of 1971, hereafter referred to as the 1971 Vienna Convention (which, as will become apparent below, not only is the wrong convention - although this really does not matter, as will become apparent - but, more importantly, constitutes a badly flawed understanding of the same provision both in the more relevant convention and in customary international law, which in fact is applicable).
Not surprisingly, the leadership began invoking cloture more frequently.
By invoking a decorous ritual, Varejao managed to engage issues about colonialism, thereby implicating the viewer in the work.
This clause is in effect a "back-door" way to convert rent defaults into a basis for invoking the conditional limitation.
There is also a risk that invoking the procedure will precipitate foreign audits.
The basic principle is that every item of data within a program must be regarded as an attribute of some object and only accessed by invoking one of the methods defined for that object's class.
Lacson then asked if the cop was invoking his right against self-incrimination 'because the contents of your cellphone are incriminating?