Pronunciation: (in-frinj'), [key]
—v., -fringed, -fring•ing.
to commit a breach or infraction of; violate or transgress: to infringe a copyright; to infringe a rule.
to encroach or trespass (usually fol. by on or upon): Don't infringe on his privacy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.