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English noun: incursion

1. incursion (act) the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)

SamplesThe incursion of television into the American living room.

Broader (hypernym)entering, entrance, entry, incoming, ingress

2. incursion (act) an attack that penetrates into enemy territory


Broader (hypernym)attack, onrush, onset, onslaught

Narrower (hyponym)breakthrough, foray, infiltration, interpenetration, invasion, maraud, raid

3. incursion (act) the mistake of incurring liability or blame

Broader (hypernym)error, fault, mistake

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