Definition of 'encroachment'
Example sentences containing 'encroachment'
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Experts say that human encroachment on alligator territory is also a factor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Can the natural world resist the encroachment of the city? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This encroachment on media freedom is not in the public interest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It reflected a Russian policy of resisting further encroachment in its neighbourhood. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)He seemed to sense my encroachment, and increased his. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An adverse Judgment would have represented an encroachment on press freedom to report on political matters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some politicians also saw it as a further encroachment of the German military into civilian life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Apart that is for the 3m square miles of northern Canada that are completely untouched by any form of human encroachment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Each entrant is expected to raise about 10,000, which goes towards putting up electric fences to stop poaching and human encroachment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'encroachment'
Used Occasionally. encroachment is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'encroachment'
British English: encroachment NOUN
You can describe the action or process of encroaching on something as encroachment.
It's a sign of the encroachment of commercialism in medicine.
Definition of encroachment from the Collins English Dictionary
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