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Antonyms for encroachingen·croach·ing

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  1. encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)adjective

    gradually intrusive without right or permission

    "we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"

    Antonyms:
    unintrusive, not intrusive

How to use encroaching in a sentence?

  1. Suzan Murray:

    So far, we were able to identify six novel coronaviruses in Myanmar, these are areas with lots of wildlife biodiversity, a growing human population encroaching on the natural habitat, good travel networks and a large amount of livestock, which means there is a high potential for virus spillovers between species.

  2. Milton Waner:

    It’s relentless, at some stage, one or more of these vessels will rupture. Usually it’s associated with minor trauma or it can be spontaneous, and this will lead to a huge, massive hemorrhage and these hemorrhages can be fatal. In addition to this problem, Zoubir’s venous malformation was encroaching on his airway so at some point it would affect his ability to breathe.

  3. Keith Schoonmaker:

    For investors who have a longer time horizon, that is more than a couple of months, we think the railroad stocks present compelling opportunities, there aren't going to be competitors encroaching upon their returns and they have a cost advantage over trucking companies.

  4. Keith Kellogg:

    We see NATO as a defensive alliance, Putin sees it as an encroaching offensive alliance.

  5. Keith Schoonmaker:

    There aren't going to be competitors encroaching upon their returns and they have a cost advantage over trucking companies.

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