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infringement

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Definition of infringement

Pronunciation

Noun

infringement (plural infringements)

  1. a violation or breach, as of a law

    * 2011 September 18, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia”, BBC Sport:
    Georgia, ranked 16th in the world, dominated the breakdown before half-time and forced England into a host of infringements, but fly-half Merab Kvirikashvili missed three penalties.

Further reading

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:

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