Meaning of “impinge on/upon sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

"impinge on/upon sb/sth" in British English

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impinge on/upon sb/sth

phrasal verb with impinge uk /ɪmˈpɪndʒ/ us /ɪmˈpɪndʒ/ verb
noun [ C or U ] /ɪmˈpɪndʒ.mənt/ /ɪmˈpɪndʒ.mənt/

He resented any impingement on his academic freedom.

(Definition of “impinge on/upon sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)