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  Definition of encroachment
  1. influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
  2. entry to another''s property without right or permission
  3. any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
Similar Words: impingement, impact, trespass, violation, intrusion, usurpation, invasion

 

Hyponyms: inroad

 

Derivational Morphology: affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch, impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, trespass, intrude, irrupt, desecrate, profane, outrage, violate, infringe, intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon, overrun, infest

 

 
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