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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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A former president of the IBA on condition of anonymity told Dawn that the football ground was among encroached amenity plots.
The apex court, in an anti-quack reference against illegally occupied amenity plots, denounced the concerned authorities on failure to evacuate illegally-occupied marriage halls and footpaths encroached by the hoteliers, in response to the count of such 35,000 amenity plots that were read out from KMC report during the November 29 litigation.
There's need to have those who have encroached on them explain how they got title deeds since encroaching on them is like encroaching on a road reserve,' Chumo said on the phone.
He said he had just established a hummock by encroaching a little space but both of the above mentioned persons had destroyed the drainage system for their business purposes and encroached almost half of the road.
As per the information, the collector had reported that the minister had encroached on backwaters and violated rules.
Key points in Parliaments affidavit to the court were that the order was unconstitutional, not a remedy, encroached on Parliaments exclusive domain, was undemocratic and negates section 74 of the Constitution which sets out the special requirements for amending the Constitution.
said claims that his father encroached the other lane was unbelievable.
In several instances, under conflict situation, outsiders had encroached and illegally occupied properties and now attempting to claim prescriptive title to the immovable property and lands.
1,000 acres of prime Delhi land ripe for cheap housing and infra projects encroached by land sharks and squatters
Agoo, La Union -- The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has stopped the ongoing construction and widening of the national highway, here, which is a project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), because it has encroached three meters into the right of way of the historical Plaza dela Virgen.
Even the footpath of the Saddar Fire Brigade is encroached, when transporters have established their booking offices in makeshift cabins.
Since the formation of Nagaland in 1963, around 59,000 hectares of Assam land has been allegedly encroached upon by residents of the neighbouring states.