- restricted to participants who have been invited: an invitational track meet.
- an event, as a sports competition or an art exhibit, restricted to those who have been invited to participate.
Origin of invitational
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Examples from the Web for invitational
According to invitational veteran Alex Brown, of the Hot Knives Kitchen, winning is about keeping it simple.The Art of Grilled Cheese
April 22, 2011
"Just tell them it's a super-private party, invitational only," I said.Little Brother