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Definition of violation:

  1. An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church.
  2. Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.
  3. Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.
  4. Ravishment; rape; outrage.
  5. The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.

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impingement, profanation, blasphemy, sin, invasion, entrancement, contravention, usurpation, assault, negligence, infraction, ravishment, right, misbehavior, rapine, sacred, misdemeanour, rupture, misdemeanor, contravention, intrusion, colza, encroachment, irreverence, offense, trespass, rape, impact, infringement, offence, sacrilege, breaking.

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