encroach

suomi-englanti sanakirja

encroach englannista suomeksi

  1. tunkeutua

  1. Verbi

  2. tunkeutua territory; loukata rights

  3. tunkeutua

  4. Substantiivi

encroach englanniksi

  1. to seize, appropriate

  2. to intrude unrightfully on someone else’s rights or territory

  3. 1579, Immeritô (w), ''(w): Conteyning Tvvelue Æglogues Proportionable to the Twelue Monethes. Entitled to the Noble and Vertuous Gentleman most Worthy of all Titles both of Learning and Cheualrie M. (w)'', London: Printed by Hugh Singleton, dwelling in Creede Lane neere vnto (w) at the signe of the gylden Tunne, and are there to be solde, (w) 606515406; republished in James Child|Francis James Child, editor, ''The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: The Text Carefully Revised, and Illustrated with Notes, Original and Selected by Francis J. Child: Five Volumes in Three'', volume III, Boston: Mifflin Harcourt|Houghton, Mifflin and Company; Publishing|The Riverside Press, Massachusetts|Cambridge, published 1855, (w) 793557671, page 406, lines 222–228:

  4. Now stands the Brere like a lord alone, / Puffed up with pryde and vaine pleasaunce. / But all this glee had no continuaunce: / For eftsones winter gan to approche; / The blustering Boreas did encroche, / And beate upon the solitarie Brere; / For nowe no succoure was seene him nere.
  5. 2005, Plato, ''Sophist''. Translation by Lesley Brown. pagination|252d.

  6. ''Because change itself would absolutely stay-stable, and again, conversely, stability itself would change, if each of them encroached on the other.''
  7. to advance gradually beyond due limits

  8. Encroachment.

  9. 1805, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ‘What is Life?’:

  10. All that we see, all colours of all shade, By encroach of darkness made?
  11. 2002, Caroline Winterer, ''The Culture of Classicism'', JHU Press 2002, p. 116:

  12. Shorey was among the most vociferous opponents of the encroach of scientism and utilitarianism in education and society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.