Synonyms for violation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : vahy-uh-ley-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌvaɪ əˈleɪ ʃən

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Définition of violation

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin violationem (nominative violatio) "an injury, irreverence," from past participle stem of violare "to violate, treat with violence, outrage, dishonor," perhaps related to vis "violence, strength."
  • noun breach; breaking of the law
  • noun rape, defilement
Example sentences :
  • Violation of parole—he left the state without notifying his parole officer.
  • Extract from : « By Proxy » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Violation of this rule would be punished by the excommunication of the family.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • Violation of my plighted word—the downfall of her hopes were nothing!
  • Extract from : « Alone » by Marion Harland
  • Violation of this law was made a high misdemeanor and punished accordingly.
  • Extract from : « The Iron Heel » by Jack London
  • Violation of the edict meant that trespassers ran the risk of sudden decease under the judgment of the Company's servants.
  • Extract from : « The Law of the North (Originally published as Empery) » by Samuel Alexander White
  • Violation of the rules about overstepping territory constitutes a foul, and scores for the opposing team.
  • Extract from : « Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium » by Jessie H. Bancroft
  • Violation of the law, therefore, is not only a secular offense but a transgression of the principles of true religion.
  • Extract from : « The Vitality of Mormonism--Brief Essays » by James E. Talmage
  • Violation of the taboo prohibitions which protect the totem is punished automatically by serious disease or death.
  • Extract from : « Totem and Taboo » by Sigmund Freud
  • Violation of the distance principle must properly always be determined by comparison between rates of the same kind.
  • Extract from : « Railroads: Rates and Regulations » by William Z. Ripley
  • Violation of a rule constitutes a foul and gives the opponents a free throw for the basket from a point fifteen feet away.
  • Extract from : « Outdoor Sports and Games » by Claude H. Miller

Antonyms for violation

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