Definitions for infringeɪnˈfrɪndʒ
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conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene(verb)
go against, as of rules and laws
"He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"
encroach, infringe, impinge(verb)
advance beyond the usual limit
Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.
Break in or encroach on something.
to break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract
to hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power
to break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend
to encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another
Origin: [L. infringere; pref. in- in + frangere to break. See Fraction, and cf. Infract .]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A control board independent enough would have to be basically imposed on Puerto Rico and infringe on its sovereignty and I think that's a problematic thing for the federal government to do.
There are some common sense things that would have a tangible impact on reducing gun violence, congress could take those steps that would not infringe upon the constitutional rights of all law-abiding Americans.
That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...
It is absolutely vital that we do all we can to allow Americans to practice their religious ways, while simultaneously ensuring that no one's beliefs infringe upon those of others. We should also serve as champions of freedom of religion throughout the world.
There's kids who need homes. There's people who want to give it to them and they're turning them away, if they were to turn around and deny our right to foster a child because we had a Bible or Koran, they'd be screaming from the heavens, 'How dare somebody infringe upon somebody's First Amendment rights?'.
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