encroachment


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encroachment

[in′krōch·mənt]
(mining engineering)
Extraction of coal beyond the boundary that divides one mine area from another.
(petroleum engineering)
Replacement of oil or gas being withdrawn from a reservoir by groundwater.

encroachment

The unauthorized extension of a building, or part thereof, on the land of another.
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He had directed the authorities concerned to accelerate the operation to remove encroachments from
He had directed the authorities concerned to accelerate the operation to remove encroachments from commercial areas and to clear roads and streets for vehicular movement and pedestrians.
He said four to five feet of the road was cleared of the encroachments, which had caused traffic congestion on the road.
The encroachments and illegal parking of motorcycles are causing road blockage in rush hours and are hindrance to swift movement of ambulances.
When asked, officials at the municipal corporation accused the shopkeepers of actively promoting encroachment.
If you happened to go to any of the major markets in the city, then you are most likely to face trouble walking due to congestion as a result of the encroachments.
He claimed the officials removed the encroachments from outside the shops that caused severe traffic jam and hardships for pedestrians.
THE DELHI High Court on Friday asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi ( MCD) to remove all encroachments from public land in the Capital, without any prior notice.
Talking to reporter the customers, motorists and pedestrians strongly condemned the encroachment mafia.
The encroachment mafia went underground and RMC vent its anger on launching operation against vendors, hand driven carts.
We should learn from the past examples of urban encroachment upon military bases in California.
It has directed the Municipal authorities to remove all permanent encroachments.