impinge on/upon

phrasal verb
impinged on/upon; impinging on/upon; impinges on/upon

Definition of impinge on/upon

formal
: to affect (something) in a way that is unwanted : to have a bad effect on (something) Her work is impinging on her social life. The government wants to avoid impinging upon the affairs of private citizens.

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“Impinge on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impinge%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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