encroach

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ind. prees. y. 3. p. encroaches
part. prees. encroaching
imp. & part. perf. encroached

encroach

  1. (intransitiivinen) tunkeutua vähitellen (tai varkain); kajota vähitellen (tai salassa); hivuttautua
    the gradually encroaching urban area
    Tomcats don't like other cats encroaching on their turf.
    The structure encroaches on an adjoining property and must be removed.
    From Moscow's perspective, NATO has encroached on former Warsaw Pact and even former Soviet territory.
    • to encroach (up)on kajota johonkin
    The prince encoached upon the king's rights.
    This kind of law can encroache on our constitutional rights.

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