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encroachment (n.)

mid-15c., "obtruding structure," from encroach + -ment, or an equivalent Old French compound.

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Definitions of encroachment

encroachment (n.)
any entry into an area not previously occupied;
Synonyms: invasion / intrusion
encroachment (n.)
entry to another's property without right or permission;
encroachment (n.)
influencing strongly;
Synonyms: impingement / impact
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