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impinge

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɪndʒ/

Translation of impinge in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1to impinge on oupon sth (affect) incidir en algo, afectar (a) algo (encroach on) vulnerar algo to impinge on sb's rights/privacy/freedom vulnerar los derechos/la intimidad/la libertad de algn
    Example sentences
    • More than 1800 people - a pretty large focus group - were asked about the environmental factors that impinge most negatively upon their daily lives.
    • One of the sacred precepts of modern educational theory is that you must never impinge negatively on the pupil's self-esteem.
    • Those who oppose these laws argue that the legislation impinges far too much on civil liberties and strikes at the heart of some of the basic tenants of our democracy and judicial system.
    Example sentences
    • He wrote: ‘Whilst it does not appear to impinge too much on the Micklegate area, we do have an abundance of clubs and pubs in the area, which sometimes does have a detrimental effect on Micklegate.’
    1.2 [light/particles]to impinge on oupon sth incidir en algo

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