infringement definition

  • noun:
    • A violation, by a law, legislation, or agreement; a breach.
    • An encroachment, since the right or privilege. See Synonyms at breach.
    • a violation or breach, by a law
    • The act of infringing; breach; breach; nonfulfillment.
    • An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or any other unique privilege; a trespass.
    • A breach or infraction, since a law, right, or responsibility; infraction; transgression.
    • an act that disregards an agreement or the right
    • a crime less really serious than a felony

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