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Encroachment

encroachment n

1 : an act or instance of encroaching
2 : something (as a structure) that encroaches on another's land [possession of the one-foot ]


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.