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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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