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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infringe  \In*fringe"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Infringed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Infringing}.]  [L.  infringere;  pref.  in-  in  +  frangere 
  to  break.  See  {Fraction},  and  cf  {Infract}  .] 
  1.  To  break;  to  violate;  to  transgress;  to  neglect  to  fulfill 
  or  obey;  as  to  infringe  a  law  or  contract. 
 
  If  the  first  that  did  the  edict  infringe,  Had 
  answered  for  his  deed.  --Shak. 
 
  The  peace  .  .  .  was  infringed  by  Appius  Claudius. 
  --Golding. 
 
  2.  To  hinder;  to  destroy;  as  to  infringe  efficacy;  to 
  infringe  delight  or  power.  [Obs.]  --Hooker. 




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