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infringe on/upon sth

phrasal verb with infringe uk   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒ/  us   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒ/ verb [T] formal
(Definition of infringe on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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infringe on/upon sth

phrasal verb with infringe uk   us   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒ/ verb [T] formal LAW
to take away or limit the rights or freedom of someone: Human Rights Watch asserted that the company's aggressive efforts to keep out labor unions infringed on its workers' rights. The standards for determining whether a patent has been willfully infringed upon have become stricter.
(Definition of infringe on/upon sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infringe on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 侵犯(权利或自由)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 侵犯(權利或自由)…
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