encroach englannista suomeksi
to intrude unrightfully on someone else’s rights or territory
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:
- 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.
- ''Because change itself would absolutely stay-stable, and again, conversely, stability itself would change, if each of them encroached on the other.''
1805, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ‘What is Life?’:
- All that we see, all colours of all shade, By encroach of darkness made?
2002, Caroline Winterer, ''The Culture of Classicism'', JHU Press 2002, p. 116:
- 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.