Bedeutung von "encroach on/upon sth" - als Fremdsprache

encroach on/upon sth

phrasal verb with encroach uk us /ɪnˈkrəʊtʃ/ verb

to gradually take away someone's rights, power, etc, or get control of something, often without being noticed:

Our cat will not let another cat encroach on her territory.
My job is starting to encroach on my family life.

(Definition von "encroach on/upon sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)