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Definition of "trespassing" []

  • To go or intrude (on the property, privacy, or preserves of another) with no right or permission (verb)
  • To commit trespass, esp to enter wrongfully upon land belonging to another (verb)
  • To sin or transgress (verb)
  • Any unlawful act committed with force or violence, actual or implied, which causes injury to another person, his property, or his rights (noun)
  • A wrongful entry upon another's land (noun)
  • An action to recover damages for such injury or wrongful entry (noun)
  • An intrusion on another's privacy or preserves (noun)
  • A sin or offence (noun)
  • The act of walking on private property (noun)

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  • Present participle of trespass. (verb)

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Use "trespassing" in a sentence
  • "INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Well, very dramatic developments in this standoff between Iran and Britain with a second crew member of the captured naval patrol captured eight days ago in the Persian Gulf by Iranian forces appearing on Iranian state television confessing to what he calls trespassing in Iranian waters."
  • "Well, a second crew member, as you mentioned, there from that British Royal Navy ship that was taken over by Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf eight days ago has appeared on Iranian state television confessing to what he calls trespassing in Iranian waters."
  • "I know in Va it must be visibly posted no trespassing from the stream."
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