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What does "Violation" mean?


(n.) An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church (n.) Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc (n.) Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance (n.) Ravishment; rape; outrage (n.) The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated

Synonyms assault, rape, offense, offence, infraction, trespass, infringement, encroachment, misdemeanor, intrusion, irreverence, sexual assault, misdemeanour, ravishment

Example: "He claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"