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Encroachment (IPA: /ɛnˈkɹoʊtʃmənt/)


Encroachment (n.)

The act of entering gradually or silently upon the rights or possessions of another; unlawful intrusion.

Encroachment (n.)

That which is taken by encroaching on another.

Encroachment (n.)

An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.

Encroachment Synonyms

Impingement, Impact

Encroachment Synonyms

Invasion, Intrusion

Encroachment Synonyms

Trespass, Violation, Usurpation, Intrusion

Translations

Encroachment in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Balls, the lot of it. It's death, that's what I'm suffering from. The systematic encroachment of the big D." - John le Carré

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Family life is an encroachment on private life." - Karl Kraus

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The supreme issue, involving all others, is the encroachment of the powerful few upon the rights of the many." - Robert M. La Follette Sr.


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