Übersetzung von “encroach on/upon sth” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

encroach on/upon sth

phrasal verb with encroach uk /ɪnˈkrəʊtʃ/ us /-ˈkroʊtʃ/ verb

to gradually take away someone else’s rights, or to take control of someone’s time, work, etc.

invadir algo
What the company is proposing encroaches on the rights of individuals.
I resent it that my job is starting to encroach on my family life.

to gradually cover more and more of an area of land

invadir algo
They have promised that the development will not encroach on public land.

(Übersetzung von “encroach on/upon sth” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)