encroachment

noun
en·​croach·​ment

Legal Definition of encroachment

1 : an act or instance of encroaching
2 : something (as a structure) that encroaches on another's land possession of the one-foot encroachment

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“Encroachment.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/encroachment. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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