infringements1) N-VAR: usu N of/on n An infringement is an action or situation that interferes with your rights and the freedom you are entitled to.
...infringement of privacy...
They see it as an infringement on their own freedom of action.
There might have been an infringement of the rules...
Infringement of the regulation is punishable by a fine.
English dictionary. 2008.
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infringement — in·fringe·ment n: the act or an instance of infringing; esp: the unauthorized use of copyrighted or patented material or of a trademark, trade name, or trade dress see also equivalent, fair use ◇ Infringement of a trademark, trade name, or trade… … Law dictionary
Infringement — Infringement, when used alone, has several possible meanings in the English language. In a legal context, an infringement refers to the violation of a law or a right. This includes intellectual property infringements such as: *copyright… … Wikipedia
Infringement — In*fringe ment, n. 1. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution. [1913 Webster] The punishing of this infringement is proper to that jurisdiction against which the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
infringement — 1590s, from INFRINGE (Cf. infringe) + MENT (Cf. ment) … Etymology dictionary
infringement — *breach, infraction, violation, trespass, transgression, contravention Analogous words: encroachment, invading or invasion, entrenchment (see corresponding verbs at TRESPASS): intruding or intrusion, obtruding or obtrusion (see corresponding… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
infringement — /infrinjmant/ A breaking into; a trespass or encroachment upon; a violation of a law, regulation, contract, or right. Used especially of invasions of the rights secured by patents, copyrights, and trademarks. See also encroachment trespass. @… … Black's law dictionary
infringement — infringe in‧fringe [ɪnˈfrɪndʒ] also infringe on verb [transitive] to do something that is against a law or someone s legal rights: • There was no evidence that Apple s work was infringing Xerox copyrights. • We ll be watching closely to see… … Financial and business terms
infringement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ alleged ▪ possible ▪ copyright, patent, trademark ▪ serious ▪ minor … Collocations dictionary
infringement — n. an infringement of, on (an infringement of smb. s rights) * * * [ɪn frɪndʒmənt] on (an infringement of smb. s rights) an infringement of … Combinatory dictionary
infringement — The improper use of a patent (i.e., protected invention) or creative work (written, graphic or musical) that is protected by copyright or trademark without permission or notice, and without agreeing to a contract involving the payment of a… … Business law dictionary