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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Advance beyond the usual limit; Impinge or infringe upon.

Usage examples (35)
  • This resulted in the surrounding householders encroaching upon this land by extending their gardens.
  • You must not, however, encroach on the larboard side.
  • Seminoles care was taken not to encroach on the rights of Spain.
  • This puts pressure on farmers to encroach on the habitat of the tigers. for more
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