encroach

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈkrəʊtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛnˈkroʊtʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(en krōch)

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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
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encroach viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (infringe on land)traspasar, infringir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Our next door neighbour's ivy is encroaching but he refuses to cut it back.
 La hiedra de mi vecino está traspasando a nuestro jardín pero él se niega a recortarla.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Locuciones verbales
InglésEspañol
encroach upon [sth],
encroach on [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(property: trespass) (propiedad)invadir, traspasar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
encroach upon [sth],
encroach on [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(rights: infringe) (derechos)infringir, violar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
encroach upon [sth],
encroach on [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(infringe on land)invadir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Their oak tree has begun to encroach on my property.
 Su roble ha empezado a invadir mi propiedad.
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