Definition: to cook in simmering liquid

:  to encroach upon especially for the purpose of taking something

:  to trespass for the purpose of stealing game; also :  to take game or fish illegally

The word was found in the New York Time online Newspaper. The word was found in the beginning paragraph http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/05/chinese-presidents-delegation-tied-to-illegal-ivory-purchases-during-africa-visit/. The sentence that was found “But according to a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency, a nongovernmental organization based in London, members of the Chinese delegation used Mr. Xi’s visit as an opportunity to procure so much illegal ivory that local prices doubled to about $318 a pound. Two weeks before Mr. Xi arrived, Chinese buyers purchased thousands of pounds of poached tusks, which were “later sent to China in diplomatic bags on the presidential plane,” said the report, which was released on Wednesday.”

I had an idea what the word might have meant however, to make sure I looked it up. The word was meant to understand the situation of the tusks, the word help defined how they were beginning steal unfairly.


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