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Definitions of Infringe

Pronunciation : In*fringe"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. infringere; pref. in- in + frangere to break. See Fraction, and cf. Infract .]
Definition : 1. To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract. If the first that did the edict infringe, Had answered for his deed. Shak. The peace . . . was infringed by Appius Claudius. Golding.

2. To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power. [Obs.] Hooker.

t. [imp. & p. p. Infringed; p. pr. & vb. n. Infringing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : In*fringe"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.

2. To encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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