verb (used with object), in·fringed, in·fring·ing.
verb (used without object), in·fringed, in·fring·ing.
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Origin of infringe
synonym study for infringe
OTHER WORDS FROM infringein·fring·er, nounun·in·fringed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH infringeinfringe , impinge
Example sentences from the Web for infringe
Simonov says land and cultural rights of indigenous communities engaged in reindeer herding, hunting and fishing have been “infringed” by mining activities.
However, there’s also much concern about the power of AI, and growing agreement that its use should be guided to avoid infringing upon our rights.
Privacy advocates have long fought such laws, saying they infringe on civil liberties and should not be allowed prior to conviction.Alaska Requires DNA Be Collected From People Arrested for Violent Crimes. Many Police Have Ignored That.|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|December 31, 2020|ProPublica
So, it wouldn’t make sense to return to the same organic performance after a cleanup and the manual action lifted, otherwise that would likely mean you weren’t benefiting from whatever was infringing on the Quality Guidelines.Google algorithms vs Google penalties, explained by an ex-Googler|Pedro Dias|December 23, 2020|Search Engine Land
When the smart streetlight program infringed on all San Diegans’ privacy rights in yet another lopsided contract that drained taxpayers, Montgomery Steppe effectively worked to defund it.Montgomery Steppe Has Demonstrated the Power of Coalition-Building|Kip Eischen|December 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But as far as hacking goes, our government is doing it too—infringing on the rights of citizens.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ebony took a place around the corner, close enough to check in on her mother every day without infringing on her independence.
Adam Harvey likes his privacy—and drones are infringing on it.Adam Harvey Launches Stealth Wear, an Anti-Drone Clothing Line|Claire Stern|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The raging public debate and drumbeat from Republicans that Obama is infringing on religious liberty has been largely ignored.Poll: Majority Don’t See Loss of Liberty in Obama Contraception Rules|Kirsten Powers|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These laws are very strictly observed, and any one infringing them is punished with death.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Some brethren are infringing on the trades of others: resolutions are passed against such conduct.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
Indeed, no one ever thought of infringing it, so powerful are habit and the force of association.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
Now, therefore, is the time when it can be suspended without infringing the rights of any party.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
The 'rule of law' secures that he shall exercise them without infringing the privileges of his neighbour.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen