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Overview of noun encroachment

The noun encroachment has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) invasion, encroachment, intrusion

(any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts")

2. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation

(entry to another's property without right or permission)

3. impingement, encroachment, impact

(influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture")

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