infringe - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ɪnˈfrɪndʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyinfringe
he/she/itinfringes
present participleinfringing
past tenseinfringed
past participleinfringed
  1. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to limit or reduce someone’s legal rights or freedom
    infringe on/upon:

    The inquiry infringes on people’s privacy.

derived word

infringement

 

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noun [countable/uncountable]
singularinfringement
pluralinfringements