encroach

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encroach

v. to build a structure which is in whole or in part across the property line of another's real property. This may occur due to incorrect surveys, guesses or miscalculations by builders and/or owners when erecting a building. The solutions vary from giving the encroaching party an easement or lease (for a price, usually) for the lifetime of the building, or if the structure is small, actually moving it onto the owner's own property. (See: encroachment)

encroach

verb breach, commit an infraction, enter by stealth, enter upon the domain of another, enter wronggully, impinge, infiltrate, infringe, ingress wrongfully, interlope, intrude, intrude illegally, invade, invade unnawfully, irrupt, make an incursion, make inroads, obtrude, occupare, overstep, penetrate, raid, transgress, trespass, violate
See also: accroach, approach, border, impinge, impose, interfere, intervene, intrude, invade, obtrude, overlap, overreach, overstep, trespass, usurp
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128) Under these laws, adopted so far by a minority of states, (129) if the franchisor encroaches on the franchisee's market area, the franchisee has a cause of action for monetary damages against the franchisor.
He said most of the encroaches re-establish their stalls just after the CDA anti-encroachment operation.
The Court will consider whether the program, which, is paid for by Employment-Insurance funds, encroaches on provincial jurisdiction as defined by the Constitution.
Cognex welcomes competition, but not competition that encroaches upon Cognex's intellectual property rights," said Dr.
Killing every wild animal that encroaches into the city is not the answer.