Complete Definition of "encroachment"

English

Noun
encroachment (plural: encroachments)

  1. An entry into a place or area that was previously uncommon; an advance beyond former borders; intrusion; incursion.
  2. An intrusion upon another's possessions or rights; infringement.
  3. That which is gained by such unlawful intrusion.
  4. law An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.

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Translations
trans-top|entry into a place or area that was previously uncommon
Dutch: aantasting f, afslijting f, overschrijding f
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trans-top|intrusion upon another's possessions or rights
Dutch: aantasting f, inbreuk f
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trans-top|that which is gained by such intrusion
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trans-top|an unlawful diminution
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