Definitions of infringement

  1. a crime less serious than a felony Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Violation, or failure to observe, as of a law, patent, trade-mark, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Breach: violation: non-fulfillment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Violation; infraction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. 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.
  9. n. Act of violating; breach; violation; non-fulfillment; -encroachment; transgression; trespass. Cabinet Dictionary