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trespass

noun

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2 a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation
  • Plagiarism is a serious trespass of academic integrity.
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trespass

verb

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to commit an offense
  • I consider him to be trespassing against all of us when he trespasses against any one of us.
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break the law, fall from grace

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trespass, encroach, infringe, invade mean to make inroads upon the property, territory, or rights of another. trespass implies an unwarranted or unlawful intrusion.
    • hunters trespassing on farmland
encroach suggests gradual or stealthy entrance upon another's territory or usurpation of another's rights or possessions.
    • the encroaching settlers displacing the native peoples
infringe implies an encroachment clearly violating a right or prerogative.
    • infringing a copyright
invade implies a hostile and injurious entry into the territory or sphere of another.
    • accused of invading their privacy


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