encroach

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ɛŋˈkrəʊtʃ/ or /ɪŋˈkrəʊtʃ/

Verb[change]

Plain form
encroach

Third-person singular
encroaches

Past tense
encroached

Past participle
encroached

Present participle
encroaching

  1. (transitive) If you encroach, you intrude on a person's rights or territory.