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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Gradually intrusive without right or permission.

Usage examples (35)
  • We moved back from the encroaching tide
  • Verb (used without object) : A dictatorship of the majority is encroaching on the rights of the individual
  • To him the idea of encroaching upon the ancestral acres of a von
  • And this is one of the real issues that will face the next papacy, and that is, the kind of encroaching secularism of the West. for more
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