Infringed
Infringe In*fringe", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infringed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infringing}.] [L. infringere; pref. in- in + frangere to break. See {Fraction}, and cf. {Infract} .] 1. To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law, right, or contract. [1913 Webster]

If the first that did the edict infringe, Had answered for his deed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The peace . . . was infringed by Appius Claudius. --Golding. [1913 Webster]

2. To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power. [Obs.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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