About The Word Infringement

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Infringement

Infringement Meaning & Definition
Infringement Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Infringement?

[n] a crime less serious than a felony
[n] an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Infringement: infraction | misdemeanor | misdemeanour | offence | offense | violation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Infringement: adoption | appropriation | arrogation | assumption | bad faith | bankruptcy | borrowed plumes | breach | breach of contract | breach of faith | breach of law | breach of privilege | breach of promise | breach of trust | breakage | breakdown | breaking | civil disobedience | collapse | contravention | copying | crack-up | crippling | damage | derivation | deriving | destruction | detriment | dilapidation | disablement | disobedience | disrepair | encroachment | entrance | entrenchment | frowardness | harm | hobbling | hurt | hurting | imitation | impairment | impingement | imposition | incapacitation | incursion | indiscipline | indocility | infiltration | influx | infraction | injection | injury | inroad | insinuation | insubordination | interference | interjection | interloping | interposition | interposure | interruption | intervention | intractability | intrusion | invasion | irruption | lawbreaking | lawlessness | loss | maiming | mayhem | mischief | mocking | mutilation | naughtiness | noncompliance | nonconformity | noncooperation | nonobedience | obtrusion | offense | overstepping | passive resistance | pasticcio | pastiche | pirating | plagiarism | plagiary | playing God | recusancy | ruination | ruinousness | sabotage | scathe | seizure | sickening | simulation | spoiling | taking | transgression | trespass | trespassing | uncooperativeness | unduteousness | undutifulness | unlawful entry | unsubmissiveness | usurpation | violation | violation of law | waywardness | weakening | willful disobedience

See Also | actus reus | bearing false witness | breach of the peace | copyright infringement | crime | disorderly behavior | disorderly conduct | disturbance of the peace | false pretence | false pretense | foul | indecent exposure | infringement of copyright | law-breaking | lying under oath | misconduct | patent infringement | perjury | public nudity | sedition | wrongdoing | wrongful conduct

Infringement In Webster's Dictionary

\In*fringe"ment\, n. 1. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution. The punishing of this infringement is proper to that jurisdiction against which the contempt is. --Clarendon. 2. An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.

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