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encroachment

The trespass of an improvement upon the land of another.

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The encroachment is highest in Uttar Pradesh where 2204.836 acres of defence land has been encroached upon, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik informed the Upper House in a written reply to the question of AAP MP Sushil Kumar Gupta.
Sopheak said the two had 'incited others to encroach on community land and start violence' during an April 9 protest where some 100 people demanded the release of the 14 villagers.
Conversely, when ocean water levels rise, as has been happening due to global warming, sea water begins to encroach on the front row beach properties.
As the opposition Congress and BJP intensified their demand for his resignation, claiming that a report by the district collector had indicted him, Chandy said there was no need for him to encroach on the backwaters and the allegations were meant to mislead the people.
'No one would be allowed to encroach on Tarbela and Ghazi Barotha,' sources said.
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.
1 : to take over the rights or property of another little by little or in secret <The prince encroached on the king's authority.>
Everyone in the room, without exception, was in favour of the Academy - they just don't want to encroach into Newsham Park.
Is it possible to encroach upon any land without the help of the authorities?
Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said today that the word 'encroach' in his official statement was meant to refer to a situation and not meant to describe the Orang Asli as claimed by an activist group.
The affected officers said that there were many people in this city to had encroach government land beside their houses but no CDA officials is taking action against them.