infringement

[in-frinj-muh nt]

noun

a breach or infraction, as of a law, right, or obligation; violation; transgression.
an act of infringing.

Nearby words

  1. infraversion,
  2. infrequency,
  3. infrequent,
  4. infrigidation,
  5. infringe,
  6. infula,
  7. infulae,
  8. infundibular,
  9. infundibular stem,
  10. infundibulectomy

Origin of infringement

First recorded in 1585–95; infringe + -ment

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Word Origin and History for infringement

infringement

n.

1590s, from infringe + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper