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English verb: impinge

1. impinge (social) impinge or infringe upon


SamplesThis impinges on my rights as an individual.
This matter entrenches on other domains.


Synonymsencroach, entrench, trench


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take advantage, trespass

2. impinge (motion) advance beyond the usual limit


Synonymsencroach, infringe


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress









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