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infringement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of infringement

  1. a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation <any government action limiting freedom of speech is an infringement of the U.S. Constitution> Synonyms contravention, infraction, breach, transgression, trespass, violationRelated Words misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, offense (or offence), sin, wrong; disregard, forgetting, ignoring, nonobservance, overlooking; delinquency, dereliction, neglect; encroachment, intrusion, invasionNear Antonyms respecting, upholdingAntonyms noninfringement, nonviolation, observance





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