HyperDic: incursion

English > 3 senses of the word incursion:
NOUNactincursionthe act of entering some territory / territory or domain (often in large numbers)
actincursion, penetrationan attack that penetrates into enemy territory
actincursionthe mistake of incurring liability or blame
incursion > pronunciation
Soundsihnker'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > incursion: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of entering some territory / territory or domain (often in large numbers).
Example"the incursion of television into the American living room"
Broaderentrance, entering, entry, ingress, incomingThe act of entering
English > incursion: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn attack that penetrates into enemy territory.
Synonympenetration
NarrowerbreakthroughA penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense
foray, raid, maraudA sudden short attack
infiltrationA process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
interpenetrationThe action of penetrating between or among
invasionThe act of invading
Broaderattack, onslaught, onset, onrush(military) an offensive against an enemy / enemy (using weapons)
Spanishincursión, penetración
Catalanincursió, penetració
English > incursion: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe mistake of incurring liability or blame.
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishaceptación
Verbsincurmake oneself subject to

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