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encroach upon

verb as in overreach

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The goods manager was not aggressive, and it was sometimes thought that Mathieson inclined to encroach upon his territory.

A first enclosure of walls and towers then began to encroach upon either bank of the Seine beyond the two Chatelets.

Already the sun hung in the zenith, and it was time to begin if the sport were not to encroach upon the dinner hour.

The husband, determined not to encroach upon her rights, leaves the disposal of the property to her.

Here it came to pass that a brother laird thought the old Quaker could be easily done, and began to encroach upon his marches.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encroach upon, such as: cover, overlap, overlay, and encroach on.

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