misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement(noun)
a crime less serious than a felony
an act that disregards an agreement or a right
"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation(noun)
entry to another's property without right or permission
a disrespectful act
rape, violation, assault, ravishment(noun)
the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.
Origin: From violation, from violatio, from violare
the act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated
infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc
an act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church
interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance
ravishment; rape; outrage
Origin: [L. violatio: cf. F. violation.]
Violation is the second studio album by the late-1970s American hard rock band Starz, released in 1977.
The numerical value of violation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of violation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The conduct of these three members is a very serious violation of the public trust that we cannot tolerate violation of the three.
I'm a registered Republican and consider socialism a violation of the American principle that you shouldn't stick your nose in other people's business except to make a buck.
There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation.
The notion that the MTA can moot a constitutional violation by changing its policy after the fact and wishing away the violation is absurd, our complaint has a damage claim for past harms (even if only nominal damage). That fact alone precludes the argument that the case is moot.
No one can deny that much of our modern advertising is essentially dishonest; and it can be maintained that to lie freely and all the time for private profit is not to abuse the right of free speech, whether it is a violation of the law or not. But again the practical question is, how much lying for private profit is to be permitted by law?
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Translations for violation
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- παραβίαση, καταστρατήγηση, παράβασηGreek
- schending, overtredingDutch
- pogwałcenie, naruszeniePolish
- нарушение, несоблюдениеRussian
- అతిక్రమణ, ఉల్లంఘనTelugu
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