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"infringement" in British English

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infringementnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒ.mənt/
an ​action that ​breaks a ​rule, ​law, etc.: copyright infringement Even ​minor infringements of the ​law will be ​severelypunished.
(Definition of infringement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"infringement" in Business English

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infringementnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈfrɪndʒmənt/ LAW
an ​action that is against a ​law, an ​agreement, etc.: infringement of sth The ​report argues that the ​penalty for ​online infringement of ​copyright should be ​increased. an infringement ​claim/​lawsuit copyright/​patent/​trademark infringement
(Definition of infringement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infringement”
in Arabic انتِهاك…
in Korean 위반…
in Portuguese infração…
in Catalan infracció, transgressió…
in Japanese 侵害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违反,违背(规定、法律等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違反,違背(規定、法律等)…
in Italian violazione…
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