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Violation

Violation Meaning & Definition
Violation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Violation?

[n] entry to another's property without right or permission
[n] a disrespectful act
[n] a crime less serious than a felony
[n] an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
[n] the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

Synonyms | Synonyms for Violation: assault | encroachment | infraction | infringement | intrusion | irreverence | misdemeanor | misdemeanour | offence | offense | rape | ravishment | trespass | usurpation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Violation:

See Also | actus reus | bearing false witness | blasphemy | breach of the peace | carnal abuse | copyright infringement | crime | date rape | desecration | disorderly behavior | disorderly conduct | disturbance of the peace | evil | false pretence | false pretense | foul | immorality | indecent exposure | infringement of copyright | iniquity | inroad | law-breaking | lying under oath | misconduct | patent infringement | perjury | profanation | public nudity | sacrilege | sedition | sexual abuse | sexual assault | statutory rape | wickedness | wrongdoing | wrongful conduct

Violation In Webster's Dictionary

\Vi`o*la"tion\, n. [L. violatio: cf. F. violation.] The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated. Specifically: (a) Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc. ``The violation of my faith.'' --Shak. (b) An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church. --Udall. (c) Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance. (d) Ravishment; rape; outrage. --Shak.

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