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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Found in an email about construction projects on a campus.
“Construction fencing was erected Thursday which has severed the ability to transgress the main campus on the north side. ”
I am not sure that this actually is understood as a different meaning so it may be just a malapropism.
Maybe ‘egress’? especially if whoever said it didn’t know quite what it means. Perhaps there was a traverse/egress/access stew on the simmer.