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trespass

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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trespasstres‧pass1 /ˈtrespəs $ -pəs, -pæs/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SCLENTERto go onto someone’s private land without their permissiontrespass on 🔊 She was arrested for trespassing on government property.see thesaurus at enter2 old useRRBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONS to do something wrong syn sintrespasser noun [countable] trespass on something
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trespassGet out of the yard! Can't you see the sign? It says "No Trespassing."I have trespassed and will retreat back to Cambo and to the country just to the south of it.Carlson was fined $1000 for trespassing on government property.Farmers have barricaded their fields to prevent partygoers from trespassing on their land.However, as is often the case with these ranch roads, the sign means no trespassing on their property.Many reasons were given, from Health and Safety Regulations, destroying the environment, to trespassing on to archaeological sites.According to its critics, it could result in walkers getting lost, trespassing, squabbling with farmers and even being injured.But the Galaxy is great, and it has happened before that a boundary has been trespassed unwittingly.A knock sounded, trespassing upon her reflections.Carlisle warned that anyone caught trespassing will be banned from the facility when it opens Oct. 25.
Related topics: Law
trespasstrespass2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable] (also trespassing American English)SCLENTER the offence of going onto someone’s land without their permission 🔊 He will be prosecuted for trespass.2 [countable] biblicalRRBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONS something you have done that is morally wrong syn sin
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trespassTrespassers will be prosecuted.One traveller, Lisa Miller, is due to appear in court on charges of criminal trespass dating back several months.The court held that necessity was a defence to the claim in trespass and nuisance.An individual or organisation may face action for a variety of Torts e.g. defamation, negligence, nuisance or trespass.If he does, if he practices any philosophical trespass around here, I will call the cops.It doesn't recommend trespass, it urges that you should consult the police and get third-party liability insurance.The Court chose not to face head-on the problem of state trespass statutes which conflicted with constitutional prohibitions against racial discrimination.Forgive men their trespasses...This trespass meant that no one must go inside the property because it was not public like a park, but private.
From Longman Business Dictionarytrespasstres‧pass /ˈtrespəs-pəs, -pæs/ verb [intransitive]LAWPROPERTY to go onto someone’s land or into their property without their permissiontrespass onUnion organizers had trespassed on company premises to try and recruit new members.trespass noun [uncountable]state laws against trespasstrespasser noun [countable]a sign to deter trespassers→ See Verb table
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Verb table
trespass
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrespass
he, she, ittrespasses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrespassed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trespassed
he, she, ithas trespassed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trespassed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trespass
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trespassed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trespassing
he, she, itis trespassing
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you, we, theyare trespassing
Past
I, he, she, itwas trespassing
you, we, theywere trespassing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trespassing
he, she, ithas been trespassing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trespassing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trespassing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trespassing
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