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ENCROACHING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does encroaching mean? 

ENCROACHING (adjective)
  The adjective ENCROACHING has 1 sense:

1. gradually intrusive without right or permission

  Familiarity information: ENCROACHING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENCROACHING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Gradually intrusive without right or permission

Synonyms:

encroaching; trespassing; invasive

Context examples:

we moved back from the encroaching tide / invasive tourists / trespassing hunters

Similar:

intrusive (tending to intrude (especially upon privacy))


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