Definition of poach on someone's territory in US English:

poach on someone's territory


  • Encroach on someone else's rights.

    ‘I'm not interested in poaching on your territory’
    • ‘Just remember, it's not considered very good taste to poach on another woman's territory.’
    • ‘We'll teach those little beggars not to poach on our territory.’
    • ‘The University is going to poach on your territory with a computerized system to help companies find managers.’
    encroach on, trespass on, invade, infringe on, intrude on
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