Incurring



[in-kur] /ɪnˈkɜr/

verb (used with object), incurred, incurring.
1.
to come into or acquire (some consequence, usually undesirable or injurious):
to incur a huge number of debts.
2.
to become liable or subject to through one’s own action; bring or take upon oneself:
to incur his displeasure.
/ɪnˈkɜː/
verb (transitive) -curs, -curring, -curred
1.
to make oneself subject to (something undesirable); bring upon oneself
2.
to run into or encounter
v.

early 15c., from Anglo-French encurir, Middle French encourir, from Latin incurrere “run into or against, rush at, make an attack;” figuratively, “to befall, happen, occur to,” from in- “upon” (see in- (2)) + currere “to run” (see current (adj.)). Related: Incurred; incurring.

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