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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fringe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infringed p. pr. & vb. n. Infringing ]
 1. To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law, right, 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.]