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1    break, contravene, disobey, transgress, violate  
2      (with)       on or upon   encroach, intrude, trespass  
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  ( infringes    3rd person present)   ( infringing    present participle)   ( infringed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If someone infringes a law or a rule, they break it or do something which disobeys it.  
The film exploited his image and infringed his copyright...      V n  
2       verb   If something infringes people's rights, it interferes with these rights and does not allow people the freedom they are entitled to.  
They rob us, they infringe our rights, they kill us...      V n  
It's starting to infringe on our personal liberties.      V on n  

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