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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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The teams visited Raja Bazar, Mochi Bazar, Urdu Bazar, Sarafa Bazar, Bara Bazar and the adjoining roads and confiscated goods of nearly 45 encroachers while fines were also imposed on the spot on the shopkeepers found indulged in encroachments.
The teams visited Raja Bazar, Mochi Bazar, Urdu Bazar, Sarafa Bazar, Bara Bazar and the adjoining roads from where they confiscated goods of nearly 45 encroachers while fines were also imposed on the spot on the shopkeepers found indulged in encroachments.
Faced with extensive encroachments, the minority affairs ministry has sought to make laws tougher and punish encroachers and abettors.
Chandasekharan said the steps being taken by revenue department officials in Munnar were appropriate measures to evict the encroachers.
He urged the government to take stern action against the encroachers and also the KMC officials involved in sheltering them.
Encroachers have occupied footpaths creating traffic mess on major roads causing problems for the motorists as
The encroachers say that they have been paying 'monthlies' to the inspectors, hence nobody could remove their kiosks.
The letter written by the director to the authorities explains how the encroachers reoccupied the state land within hours of the CDA's anti-encroachment operation on night of January 24.
Venkataraman was the Devikulam sub-collector when he launched an all-out effort to evict encroachers.
Close liaison is being maintained with revenue and civil police authorities to detect and prevent attempts to encroach upon the defence land by encroachers.
They said the encroachers were initially warned but some of them didn't budge, forcing LAWDA to step in.
The encroachers were evicted after the state won a lawsuit in a property court, he said, adding that about 45,000 acres of land were yet to be reclaimed.