HyperDic: encroachment

English > 3 senses of the word encroachment:
NOUNeventencroachment, invasion, intrusionany entry into an area not previously occupied
actencroachment, trespass, violation, intrusion, usurpationentry to another's property without right or permission
actencroachment, impingement, impactinfluencing strongly
encroachment > pronunciation
Soundsehnkrow'chmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > encroachment: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAny entry into an area not previously occupied.
Synonymsinvasion, intrusion
Broaderentrance, enteringA movement into or inward
Spanishintrusión, invasión
Catalanintrusió, invasió
Verbsencroachadvance beyond the usual limit
English > encroachment: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningentry to another's property without right or permission.
Synonymstrespass, violation, intrusion, usurpation
NarrowerinroadAn encroachment or intrusion
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishintrusión, invasión, violación
Catalanintromissió, intrusió, violació
Verbsencroachadvance beyond the usual limit
English > encroachment: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningInfluencing strongly.
Synonymsimpingement, impact
BroaderinfluenceCausing something without any direct or apparent effort
Spanishintrusión, usurpación
Catalanintrusió, usurpació
Verbsencroachimpinge or infringe upon

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