Definitions for violationˌvaɪ əˈleɪ ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word violation
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was a violation of our human rights.
We’re in the realm of a Sixth Amendment violation here.
That would be something that would be a violation of my faith.
It's a violation of law and they should be held accountable for it.
Bombing hospitals is a violation of international humanitarian 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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