encroachment

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encroachment

The trespass of an improvement upon the land of another.

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They had entered his jungle but a short time before--the first of their kind to encroach upon the age-old supremacy of the beasts which laired there.
I had anticipated your suggestion, madam,' said Mr Dorrit, 'but-- ha--was not sure that I might--hum--not encroach on--'
BAGHDAD / Nina / Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on Turkey not to encroach upon the sovereignty of Iraq, and stop the bombardment of its territory.
Under these laws, adopted so far by a minority of states, should a franchisor encroach on a franchisee's market area, the franchisee has a cause of action for monetary damages against the franchisor.
I believe the stewarding opera- ti on will provide everyone with confidence and importantly, following the recent reminders by both the manager and myself, no-one will encroach on to the pitch, '' said Whibley.
Everyone in the room, without exception, was in favour of the Academy - they just don't want to encroach into Newsham Park.