encroach upon

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Synonyms for encroach upon

to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

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He added that the Turkish government expressed surprise at the statement of objection to the bombing of Iraq on its territory, as if Iraq had no right to object to encroach upon its sovereignty".
Britain is a sovereign nation state and it is perfectly rational to be suspicious of attempts to encroach upon that sovereignty.
6 ( ANI ): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said on Friday there are fundamental issues with the 'Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013' and added that the government cannot encroach upon the power of the state government using this legislation.
A complaint filed with the Lokayukta has alleged that Reddy altered the district map to encroach upon a road that leads to a Lord Hanuman temple.
The problem emerges when a chapter of an organisation believes that it has a status that allows it to encroach upon the laws and sovereignty of other countries," Shaikh Abdullah said.
No vendor will be allowed to encroach upon public areas.
Apparent contradictions only emerge when either the science or the beliefs, or often both, trespass their own boundaries and wrongfully encroach upon one another's subject matter.
But he also worried before the Olympics that success here would further increase his visibility and encroach upon his preferred lifestyle.
But remember, the plumbing and cistern needs to be concealed behind panelling, which can encroach upon the space.
As the world around him begins to encroach upon his sanctuary, the servant woman's presence begins to bring others to Rellingford's door.
The Naked Employee raises an important point: If we value personal privacy and don't want to lose it, we have to find a happy medium that doesn't encroach upon the rights of the worker but still fulfills the needs of the company--an issue Lane feels that Congress should address, and one that seems to grow more urgent with every new technological development.
It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another.
The growing debt has begun to encroach upon other major purchases, such as homes, and compels more than one in six borrowers, like Miles, to revamp their career goals to pay off loans, the survey found.
to wantonly encroach upon the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK and destroy its system,'' the statement said.