definition 1: to exceed the established or intended limits, usu. gradually.
example: Farming families were forced to move to the cities as the desert encroached on their lands.
example: The commercial district is encroaching on the residential zone.
definition 2: to intrude or trespass.
example: My roommate was always encroaching on my privacy.
definition 1: the state or condition of being present.
example: Your presence at every meeting is required.
example: He was so quiet that I was not aware of his presence until he coughed.
definition 2: a condition of close proximity in time and space.
example: You must bow in the presence of the king.
definition 3: a person’s projection of poise or self-assurance.
example: The young girl’s presence, in addition to her talent, greatly impressed the audience.
definition 4: a supernatural influence felt to be near.
example: He did not believe in ghosts; nevertheless he felt a presence in the house that he could not explain.
definition 5: a country’s influence in another country, esp. as shown by military or economic activity.
example: The protesters demonstrated against the foreign nation’s continued presence in the region.
b@ haef [or] bih haef
definition 1: support; aid (preceded by ” in” or “on” and followed by “of”).
example: They raised funds on behalf of the homeless.
definition 2: representation; proxy (preceded by “on” and followed by “of”).
example: On behalf of the company’s president, the manager welcomed the new workers.
ded le t@r
1. a letter that the post office is unable to deliver or return, usu. because of an incorrect address or the lack of a return address.
2. any law, rule, or the like that is still on the books but is no longer enforced.
definition : to provide assistance, help, or relief to.
example: The volunteers aided the earthquake victims as well as they could.
example: A young man aided us in finding the hotel.
definition: to give support, help, or assistance.
example: The resource librarian will be happy to aid in your search.
definition 1: help, assistance, or relief.
example: Many agencies provided aid to the disaster victims.
example: With the aid of her friends, she was able to manage pretty well.
example: He can walk with the aid of a cane.
definition 2: a person or thing that helps or assists.
example: He needs a hearing aid.
example: His daughter was a wonderful aid to him when he was sick.