In*fringe"ment (?), n.


The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution.

The punishing of this infringement is proper to that jurisdiction against which the contempt is. Clarendon.


An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.


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