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Old July 26, 2012, 06:11 PM   #104
kraigwy
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Infringe: to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another (Merriam-Webster http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infringe )

When the 2nd ammendment says that the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, it means that the rights must not be taken away.
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: to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another <infringe a patent>
2obsolete : defeat, frustrate
intransitive verb
: encroach —used with on or upon <infringe on our rights>
— in·fring·er noun
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Examples of INFRINGE
They claim that his use of the name infringes their copyright.
Her rights must not be infringed.
Infringed as in tresspass on: How is putting restrictions on a God Given Right not an infringement?
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