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Definition 1: entry to another's property without right or permission - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for encroachment in the sense of this definition

(encroachment is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of encroachment ) an encroachment or intrusion

"they made inroads in the United States market"

Definition 2: influencing strongly - [noun denoting act]

Samples where encroachment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they resented the impingement of American values on European culture

Synonyms for encroachment in the sense of this definition

(encroachment is a kind of ...) causing something without any direct or apparent effort

Definition 3: any entry into an area not previously occupied - [noun denoting event]

Samples where encroachment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an invasion of tourists
  • an invasion of locusts

Synonyms for encroachment in the sense of this definition

(encroachment is a kind of ...) a movement into or inward

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