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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Restricted to invited participants: an invitational golf tournament.
  • n. An event, especially a sports tournament, restricted to invited participants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Serving as an invitation; inviting.
  • adj. Restricted to participants who have been invited.
  • n. An event, especially a tournament, that is restricted to invited participants

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. open only to persons issued an invitation; -- of gatherings, usually sports events.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to or characteristic of an invitation

Etymologies

invitation +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

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