violated, transgressed, or encroached upon, as a regulation, restriction, or right: The costs of enforcing an infringed patent can be exceedingly high.He complained that CCTV was an ever more common security measure for which we all pay the price of infringed privacy.
illegally copied, distributed, or sold, as in contravention of a copyright or patent: A judge dismissed the lawsuit on the grounds that the allegedly infringed material lacked the requisite originality.
relating to or being someone whose copyright, patent, etc., has been violated: When awarding damages, it must be considered how wealthy the infringed company could have been without the infringement.
the simple past tense and past participle of infringe.
- un·in·fringed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use infringed in a sentence
Under EU law this means it has a responsibility not to apply the same types of infringing behavior identified in the Google Shopping case in any other business vertical, regardless of its marketshare.Act now before Google kills us, 135-strong coalition of startups warns EU antitrust chief | Natasha Lomas | November 12, 2020 | TechCrunch
In 2017, it launched the Amazon Brand Registry, which gives a rights owner tools to proactively locate and report infringing items.Amazon sues online influencers engaged in a counterfeit scheme | Sarah Perez | November 12, 2020 | TechCrunch
Alfaro is worried that the government has been infringing too much on many of her rights.The Supes Race Takes a Backseat: Voices of the Voters in the South Bay | Maya Srikrishnan | November 3, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
“Foley was warned at that meeting and subsequent meetings against infringing Icon’s patents,” according to the lawsuit.NordicTrack maker sues Peloton over new exercise bike design | Rachel King | October 15, 2020 | Fortune
This week, Nikola "forced the removal of several critical videos from YouTube, saying they infringed its copyright by using footage from the company," including the truck-rolling-downhill video, the Financial Times reported yesterday.Nikola issues copyright takedowns against critics who use rolling-truck clip | Jon Brodkin | October 2, 2020 | Ars Technica
You said that shutting down a newspaper is not the right way to warn those who may have infringed on the law.
My goal is to make the case for open carry without resorting to the usual “shall not be infringed” rhetoric.
Also, there is nothing at all special about "shall not be infringed."
But where would our liberties be infringed if we resumed the assault-weapons ban that ended in 2004?Gun-Control Foes Misunderstand the Intent of the Second Amendment | Jack Schwartz | December 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
So if the law of blasphemy had extended to Islam, The Satanic Verses would not have infringed it.
Whoever infringed these rules incurred the penalties of high treason.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
The people should be told that their rights would not be infringed, and this should be published everywhere in the Irish language.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Naturally the sumptuary laws about the wearing of fur were perpetually infringed upon, to the great satisfaction of the furriers.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
Guarez and his companions appeared to be furious, and contended loudly that their rights were being infringed.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants | H. Irving Hancock
Having infringed this politic law, he was put in prison, defamed, and driven from his benefice.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete | Jean Jacques Rousseau