verb (used with object), in·fringed, in·fring·ing.
verb (used without object), in·fringed, in·fring·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH infringeinfringe , impinge
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Example sentences from the Web for infringe
Many citizens refuse to don face masks while in public, some complaining that they’re uncomfortable and others arguing that the government has no right to infringe on their civil liberties.
While restaurants spilling onto sidewalks may infringe on some of that walking and cycling space, there’s no question that it would do more to prioritize cities’ people and culture over cars.
Polio sometimes cropped up in the spring or lingered into fall, infringing upon the academic year—and catching communities off guard, since its seasonal surges came predominantly during the summer months.
The election is on Tuesday and Freeman is rightfully concerned that his political views might infringe upon her chances.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New York, Maryland, and Connecticut have passed reforms that do not infringe upon the right to bear arms.Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order|Will Marshall|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Because this pragmatic nationalism should not at all infringe on their rights to live in safety and dignity.
Is it ethical to step outside the law for the greater good, or to infringe civil liberties as a means to an end?What ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Says About Killing and Gun Control|Will Brooker|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If it didn't infringe on NBC's copyright, ABC should have called the show "The Biggest Loser."
In Havana, as throughout Cuba, there is a cigar etiquette, to infringe any of the rules of which is construed as an insult.
Thus there are certain fundamental liberties, which not even a democracy may legitimately infringe.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
They infringe the second article; which says, that the citizens of the State have a right to hold and possess property.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
Hence they do not steadily conform to their primitive laws; and even, those of their own instituting they frequently infringe.
The king was as good as his word, and did not spare the estate of the church, but dared not infringe its privileges.