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violation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Violation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  violation 
  n  1:  a  crime  less  serious  than  a  felony  [syn:  {misdemeanor},  {misdemeanour}, 
  {infraction},  {offence},  {offense},  {infringement}] 
  2:  an  act  that  disregards  an  agreement  or  a  right  "he  claimed 
  a  violation  of  his  rights  under  the  Fifth  Amendment"  [syn: 
  {infringement}] 
  3:  entry  to  another's  property  without  right  or  permission 
  [syn:  {trespass},  {encroachment},  {intrusion}] 
  4:  a  disrespectful  act  [syn:  {irreverence}] 
  5:  the  crime  of  forcing  a  woman  to  submit  to  sexual  intercourse 
  against  her  will  [syn:  {rape},  {assault},  {ravishment},  {sexual 
  assault}] 




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