"violation" in the noun sense
1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement
a crime less serious than a felony
2. violation, infringement
an act that disregards an agreement or a right
"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
3. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation
entry to another's property without right or permission
4. irreverence, violation
a disrespectful act
5. rape, violation, assault, ravishment
the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will
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