Synonyms of encroachment


1. invasion, encroachment, intrusion, entrance, entering

usage: any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"

2. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus

usage: entry to another's property without right or permission

3. impingement, encroachment, impact, influence

usage: influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"

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Definition and meaning of encroachment (Dictionary)