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impinge
British English: /ɪmˈpɪn(d)ʒ/
American English: /ɪmˈpɪndʒ/

intransitive verb

  • to impinge on
    (strike) [figurative]
    (encroach) (somebody else's competence)
    (rights)
    (restrict) (budget)
    (affect)
    to impinge on somebody's consciousness
    influire sulla coscienza di qualcuno

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