Definitions of infringement

  1. a crime less serious than a felony Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Breach: violation: non-fulfillment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Violation; infraction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Breach; violation, as of an agreement or right; non-fulfulment; the infraction of the copyright or patent-rights of another; encroachment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for infringement

  1. They regarded the union as an unpleasant innovation, an infringement of their liberty. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  2. Both causes, however, should lead to the same result of suffering the full penalty for any infringement of rules. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft