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1 go against, as of rules and laws; "He ran afould of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules" [syn: conflict, run afoul, contravene]
2 advance beyond the usual limit [syn: encroach, impinge]

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  1. Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.
  2. Break in or encroach on something.


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