Definitions for encroachment
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word encroachment
invasion, encroachment, intrusion(noun)
any entry into an area not previously occupied
"an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation(noun)
entry to another's property without right or permission
impingement, encroachment, impact(noun)
"they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
An entry into a place or area that was previously uncommon; an advance beyond former borders; intrusion; incursion.
An intrusion upon another's possessions or rights; infringement.
That which is gained by such unlawful intrusion.
An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.
the act of entering gradually or silently upon the rights or possessions of another; unlawful intrusion
that which is taken by encroaching on another
an unlawful diminution of the possessions of another
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(It would) also be helpful to other partners dealing with vulnerabilities from natural disasters to encroachment and coercion by large maritime claimants.
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficial. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
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