New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: encroaching · cockroach · encroachment · approach · broach · coach · crotch · crouch · reproach · roach
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encroach

1 verb intrude INTRANSITIVEcúngaigh verb  c m uto encroach on sb cur isteach ar dhuine, luí isteach ar dhuineit's encroaching upon the rights of others tá sé ag cúngú ar chearta daoine eile, tá sé ag teacht salach ar chearta daoine eile 2 verb gradually advance INTRANSITIVEtar thar PhrVbris isteach  c m uthe sea is encroaching there tá an fharraige ag briseadh isteach ansinthe trees have encroached from next door tá na crainn béal dorais ag teacht thar teorainnthey're encroaching on my land tá siad ag teacht isteach ar mo chuid talaimh

encroaching

adjectivethe plants are under threat from encroaching vegetation tá na plandaí i mbaol ó fhásra atá ag cúngú orthu, tá na plandaí i mbaol ó fhásra atá ag brú isteach orthu