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Rights RelatedPlay
Use 'infringe' when discussing violations affecting legal rights or freedoms. SlideNew surveillance laws might infringe privacy rights.
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Reserve 'infringe' for serious violations, not minor or accidental rule-breaking. SlideThe company was fined for infringing safety regulations.
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Legal ContextPlay
'Infringe' is often used in legal contexts, like discussions about law or contracts. SlideThe court ruled that the policy did not infringe state laws.