What is Encroached?

Encroached definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
to advance beyond proper, established, or usual limits; make gradual inroads: A dictatorship of the majority is encroaching on the rights of the individual.
to trespass upon the property, domain, or rights of another, especially stealthily or by gradual advances.


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