infringement

[ in-frinj-muh nt ]
/ ɪnˈfrɪndʒ mənt /

noun

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

Origin of infringement

First recorded in 1585–95; infringe + -ment
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