Encroach

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Encroach Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • advance beyond the usual limit
  • impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Encroach'


  • Encroachment: Encroachment is a term which implies "advance beyond proper limits," and may have different interpretations depending on the context. ...

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Encroach Sample Sentences in News


  • Did Supreme Court encroach into government's sovereign treaty making power?
    Did Supreme Court encroach into government's sovereign treaty making power? Read more on this news related to 'Encroach'
  • Did SC encroach into government's sovereign treaty making power?
    Can the Supreme Court have dictated to the Union government in signing of bilateral agreements and treaties with other countries, which is a sovereign function? Read more on this news related to 'Encroach'
  • Orang Asli in Camerons fear loss of land, says paper
    Development is threatening to encroach into the ancestral land of four Orang Asli kampungs in Cameron Highlands, reports The Sunday Star. The first time the villagers of Kampung Pawong, Kampung Chiduk, Kampung Palas and Kampung Sungai Penuh found out about the impending project was in mid-August with the erecting of a signboard announcing it.... Read more on this news related to 'Encroach'

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