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Overview of verb encroach

The verb encroach has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) encroach, infringe, impinge

(advance beyond the usual limit)

2. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench

(impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains")


Overview of adj encroaching

The adj encroaching has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. encroaching, invasive, trespassing

(gradually intrusive without right or permission; "we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters")

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