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violation

noun abuse, breach, contra leges, desecration, disturbance, encroachment, illegality, impiety, infraction, infringement, interruption, invasion, irreverence, lawbreaking, misbehavior, mistreatment, nonobservance, offense, recusancy, transgression, trespass, wrong
Associated concepts: crime, felony, misdemeanor
Foreign phrases: Mulcta damnum famae non irrogat.A fine does not impose a loss of reputation.
See also: abuse, breach, contravention, debauchment, defilement, delict, delinquency, disregard, encroachment, guilt, incursion, infraction, infringement, invasion, irregularity, misconduct, misdeed, misdoing, misprision, misusage, misuse, omission, perversion, rape, rebellion, sedition, transgression, wrong

VIOLATION. An act done unlawfully and with force. In the English stat. of 25 E. III., st. 5, c. 2, it is declared to be high treason in any person who shall violate the king's companion; and it is equally high treason in her to suffer willingly such violation. This word has been construed under this statute to mean carnal knowledge. 3 Inst. 9; Bac. Ab, Treason, E.

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For him to attack her would require nothing less than a violation of his instinct.
At such times, since it was no violation of my rule, I didn't mind how early in the day I took that first drink.
Such an act was in direct violation of the laws of the land.
16), the aged Cephalus would have been out of place in the discussion which follows, and which he could neither have understood nor taken part in without a violation of dramatic propriety.
Huntingdon; for though now constrained to acknowledge himself mistaken in his former judgment, he still maintained that she had done wrong to leave her husband; it was a violation of her sacred duties as a wife, and a tempting of Providence by laying herself open to temptation; and nothing short of bodily ill-usage (and that of no trifling nature) could excuse such a step - nor even that, for in such a case she ought to appeal to the laws for protection.
It is the other part of your offence, therefore, upon which I intend to admonish you, I mean the violation of your chastity;--a crime, however lightly it may be treated by debauched persons, very heinous in itself, and very dreadful in its consequences.
MANAMA: Probe committees will investigate criminal violations involving BD400 million of squandered public money.
Probe committees have been set up to established the alleged squandering of BHD400 million detailed in a National Audit Control 2013-14 report which detailed allegations that the Health Ministry squandered funds (20 violations noted), as did the Foreign Ministry (19 violations; BHD3.
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A total of 1,397,260 traffic violations were recorded in Qatar in 2013, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.
Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC (FBP) for three violations of worker safety and health regulations associated with an incident at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.