infringement


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in·fringe·ment

 (ĭn-frĭnj′mənt)
n.
1. A violation, as of a law, regulation, or agreement.
2. An encroachment, as of a right or privilege: copyright infringement. See Synonyms at breach.

in•fringe•ment

(ɪnˈfrɪndʒ mənt)

n.
1. a breach or infraction, as of a law or right; transgression.
2. an act of infringing.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infringement - an act that disregards an agreement or a rightinfringement - an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
copyright infringement, infringement of copyright - a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
foul - an act that violates the rules of a sport
patent infringement - violation of the rights secured by a patent
2.infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
breach of the peace, disorderly behavior, disorderly conduct, disturbance of the peace - any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
false pretence, false pretense - (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
indecent exposure, public nudity - vulgar and offensive nakedness in a public place
bearing false witness, lying under oath, perjury - criminal offense of making false statements under oath
sedition - an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

infringement

infringement

noun
1. An act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example:
2. An advance beyond proper or legal limits:
Translations
خَرْق، مُخالَفَه
porušení
brudkrænkelse
brot
çiğnemekarşı gelme

infringement

[ɪnˈfrɪndʒmənt] N [of law, rule] → infracción f, violación f; [of rights] → violación f (Sport) → falta f
they sued him for infringement of copyrightlo demandaron por no respetar los derechos de autor

infringement

[ɪnˈfrɪndʒmənt] n [rules, regulations] → infraction f
an infringement of sth [+ rules, regulations] → une infraction à qch; [+ rights] → une atteinte à qch
There was no infringement of article 7 → Il n'y a pas eu d'infraction à l'article 7.
small infringements of prison discipline
BUT de petites entorses à la discipline carcérale.
an infringement on sth [+ freedom, privacy] → une atteinte à qch

infringement

n
an infringement (of a rule)ein Regelverstoß m; infringement of the lawGesetzesverletzung or -übertretung f; infringement of a patentPatentverletzung f; infringement of copyrightVerletzung fdes Urheberrechts; the infringement of somebody’s rightsdie Verletzung von jds Rechten, Übergriffe plauf jds Rechte (acc)
(of privacy)Eingriff m (→ of in +acc)

infringement

[ɪnˈfrɪndʒmənt] n (of law, rule) → infrazione f, violazione f; (of rights, copyright) → violazione f

infringe

(inˈfrindʒ) verb
to break (a law etc) or interfere with (a person's freedom or rights).
inˈfringement noun
References in classic literature ?
I didn't give it for one,--nay, I'll say, besides, that ours is the more bold and palpable infringement of human rights; actually buying a man up, like a horse,--looking at his teeth, cracking his joints, and trying his paces and then paying down for him,--having speculators, breeders, traders, and brokers in human bodies and souls,--sets the thing before the eyes of the civilized world in a more tangible form, though the thing done be, after all, in its nature, the same; that is, appropriating one set of human beings to the use and improvement of another without any regard to their own.
There was the will, however, to hinder that, and my loud protestations against any infringement of its directions.
At another time the Prince would have treated this deed of violence as a good jest; but now, that it interfered with and impeded his own plans, he exclaimed against the perpetrators, and spoke of the broken laws, and the infringement of public order and of private property, in a tone which might have become King Alfred.
It was an infringement of the rule which insists upon the tall hat behind the scenes; but in France foreigners are allowed every license: the Englishman his traveling-cap, the Persian his cap of astrakhan.
It introduced Gray as the original inventor of the telephone, and ordered its lawyers to take action at once against the Bell Company for infringement of the Gray patent.
In proof of this we have signed this paper to establish the truth of the facts, lest the moment should arrive when either of the actors in this terrible scene should be accused of premeditated murder or of infringement of the laws of honor.
Though the Barrister tried to appeal to its pride, And vainly proceeded to cite A number of cases, in which making laces Had been proved an infringement of right.
But a tweaking of the nose he cannot bear, for the reason that such an act is an infringement of the accepted, of the time-hallowed order of decorum.
Either to assume (1) that the will of the people is always unconditionally transferred to the ruler or rulers they have chosen, and that therefore every emergence of a new power, every struggle against the power once appointed, should be absolutely regarded as an infringement of the real power; or (2) that the will of the people is transferred to the rulers conditionally, under definite and known conditions, and to show that all limitations, conflicts, and even destructions of power result from a nonobservance by the rulers of the conditions under which their power was entrusted to them; or
This abrupt entrance was such an infringement on the established rules of the household of Cornelius van Baerle, that the latter, at the sight of Craeke, almost convulsively moved his hand which covered the bulbs, so that two of them fell on the floor, one of them rolling under a small table, and the other into the fireplace.
Before I could prove to them that this proceeding was a gross infringement on the liberties of the British subject, I found myself lodged within the walls of a prison.
We looked upon every trumpery little custom and habit which had obtained in the School as though it had been a law of the Medes and Persians, and regarded the infringement or variation of it as a sort of sacrilege.