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Individual liberty, the basic underpinning of American society, requires constant defense against the encroachment of the state.
Paul Singer

Meaning of "encroachment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENCROACHMENT

encroachment  [ɪnˈkrəʊtʃmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENCROACHMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Encroachment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENCROACHMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of encroachment in the English dictionary

The definition of encroachment in the dictionary is the action of intruding gradually, stealthily, or insidiously upon the rights, privacy, etc, of another. Other definition of encroachment is the action of invading or occupying property, a physical space, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENCROACHMENT


appeachment
əˈpiːtʃmənt
attachment
əˈtætʃmənt
avouchment
əˈvaʊtʃmənt
bewitchment
bɪˈwɪtʃmənt
catchment
ˈkætʃmənt
debauchment
dɪˈbɔːtʃmənt
debouchment
dɪˈbaʊtʃmənt
detachment
dɪˈtætʃmənt
embranchment
ɪmˈbrɑːntʃmənt
enrichment
ɪnˈrɪtʃmənt
entrenchment
ɪnˈtrɛntʃmənt
fleechment
ˈfliːtʃmənt
hatchment
ˈhætʃmənt
impeachment
ɪmˈpiːtʃmənt
mismatchment
ˌmɪsˈmætʃmənt
nonattachment
ˌnɒnəˈtætʃmənt
parchment
ˈpɑːtʃmənt
preachment
ˈpriːtʃmənt
reattachment
ˌriːəˈtætʃmənt
retrenchment
rɪˈtrɛntʃmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENCROACHMENT

encradle
encraty
encrimson
encrinal
encrinic
encrinital
encrinite
encrinitic
encroach
encroacher
encrust
encrustation
encrusted
encrustment
encrypt
encrypted
encryption
enculturate
enculturation
enculturative

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENCROACHMENT

accomplishment
admonishment
advertisement
anti-Establishment
astonishment
capital punishment
corporal punishment
disestablishment
embellishment
encashment
establishment
garnishment
nourishment
punishment
ravishment
refreshment
refurbishment
replenishment
research establishment
the Establishment
writ of attachment

Synonyms and antonyms of encroachment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENCROACHMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «encroachment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of encroachment

Translation of «encroachment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENCROACHMENT

Find out the translation of encroachment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of encroachment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «encroachment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

侵犯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

usurpación
570 millions of speakers

English

encroachment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अतिक्रमण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

زحف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

посягательство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

invasão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিযান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

empiètement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pencerobohan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Übergriff
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

侵害
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

침해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Encroachment
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xâm lấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அத்துமீறல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अतिक्रमण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

invasione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wkraczanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

посягання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uzurpare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταπάτηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inbreuk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ingrepp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inngrep
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of encroachment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCROACHMENT»

The term «encroachment» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.614 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCROACHMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about encroachment

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4 QUOTES WITH «ENCROACHMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word encroachment.
1
Irving Babbitt
The humanities need to be defended today against the encroachments of physical science, as they once needed to be against the encroachment of theology.
2
Louis D. Brandeis
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
3
Paul Singer
Individual liberty, the basic underpinning of American society, requires constant defense against the encroachment of the state.
4
Steve Southerland
I believe that the federal government, like a raging river, has expanded upon the barriers and the boundaries of its banks, and unfortunately, it is flooding all of America with its encroachment.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENCROACHMENT»

Discover the use of encroachment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to encroachment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
California Real Estate Law
ENCROACHMENT Case Study The case of Booska v. Pate/ (1994) 24 C.A.4th 1786 involved a defendant who had a contractor sever the roots of a neighbor's tree at the lot line, causing the tree to die. The trial court held for the defendant.
William H. Pivar, Robert Bruss, 2002
2
Principles of California Real Estate
An encroachment is a physical object that is wholly or partially on someone else's property, such as a fence or garage built partially over the property line onto the neighbor's land (see Figure 4.4). Most encroachments are unintentional, ...
Kathryn J. Haupt, David L. Rockwell, 2006
3
Roadside Safety Analysis Program (RSAP): Engineer's Manual
As mentioned previously, the encroachment module uses a two-step process to estimate encroachment frequency. The first step involves estimating a base or average encroachment rate based on highway type and then multiplying the ...
King K. Mak, Dean Sicking, 2003
4
Real Estate Principles
The owner of the property being encroached upon has the right to force the removal of the encroachment. Failure to do so may eventually injure his title and make his land more difficult to sell. Ultimately, inaction may result in the encroaching ...
Charles J. Jacobus, 2009
5
Real Estate Closing Deskbook: A Lawyer's Reference Guide & ...
Encroachment Agreement STATE OF COUNTY OF — (1)— THIS AGREEMENT is made this —(2)— day of —(3)—, 20—, by and between —(4)— ("Owner") and —(5)— ("Adjoining Owner"). IN CONSIDERATION of the premises and of TEN ...
K. F. Boackle, 2003
6
Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief and Practice
acting as if that p, including the propriety of asserting that p, also constitute necessary conditions on knowledge. Ironically, an important link in the chain of defense of encroachment is the claim that various principles which connect knowledge ...
Aaron Rizzieri, 2013
7
California Real Estate Principles
ENCROACHMENTS An encroachment can occur on land, in airspace, or underground (a footing for a fence or building). An encroachment occurs when part of an improvement extends over the boundary line between properties. Fences and ...
Charles O. Stapleton, Martha R. Williams, 2004
8
The Thin Green Line: An Assessment of DoD's Readiness and ...
Ultimately, reduced military readiness is the most deeply troublesome encroachment issue for DoD and the Services. The Defense Science Board Task Force on Training Superiority and Training Surprise concluded in 2001 that because of ...
Beth E. Lachman, Anny Wong, Susan A. Resetar, 2008
9
People and Buildings
Territorial Encroachment We can distinguish three forms of territorial encroachment: violation, invasion, and contamination. Violation of a territory is unwarranted use of it. Violators are those who have repulsed or circumvented those who ...
Robert Gutman, 2009
10
Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention
Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Andrew S. Goudie. FIGURE 15.1. Global distribution of hyperarid, arid and semi-arid regions. FIGURE 15.2. Road in the desert of Chaidamu Basin of western China, endangered by sand encroachment.
Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Andrew S. Goudie, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENCROACHMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term encroachment is used in the context of the following news items.
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HC orders probe into alleged land encroachment by J&K minister
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed a probe by State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) into the allegations against BJP Minister ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
2
VMC encroachment director in dock over vehicle-use scam
Preliminary report had pointed out irregularities following which chargesheets were issued to VMC's security and encroachment director Dr ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Encroachment Killing Kabaka's Lake - Report
Kampala — A new survey has revealed that Kabaka's Lake is facing extinction if measures are not put in place to stop encroachment. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
Kanirowther Kulam to be encroachment-free in 1 week | Coimbatore …
Due to increasing encroachment in the past few years many water bodies have dried up," said revenue officials. Meanwhile, Erode district RDO ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
5
Encroachment demolished over land of worth Rs. 100 Cr
In the most audacious proceedings made by UIT, 13 excavators removed illegal construction and encroachment from over 39 Bigha land under ... «UdaipurTimes, Jul 15»
6
Joint eviction team clears illegal encroachment in Cuttack to ensure …
A joint eviction team consisting of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Cuttack Development Authority (CDA), electricity department and ... «I am in dna of India, Jul 15»
7
Encroachment Rampant in Nelliyampathy, Says Survey
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The Survey Department, which was entrusted about six months ago to trace the excess and illegally possessed ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
8
PDKV wakes up to encroachment on its land
NAGPUR: The Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV), clearly the biggest landlord in the city, seems to have finally woken up and will ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
9
Alleged encroachment of forest land by Minister
Court Tuesday directed State Vigilance Organization (SVO) to submit a status report with regard to the encroachment of forest land by ... «The Northlines, Jul 15»
10
Encroachment issue: M'laya, Assam delegation meet today
The illegal encroachment is reportedly taking place in the inter-state border areas of Rongsai, Borsora and Pedaldoba villages, all under ... «The Shillong Times, Jul 15»

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