Violation meaning

vī'ə-lā'shən
A violating or being violated.
  • Infringement or breach, as of a law, rule, right, etc.
  • Sexual assault; rape.
  • Desecration of something sacred, as a church.
  • Interruption; disturbance.
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The definition of a violation is a breach of a law or of a code of behavior.

When you drive your car faster than the speed limit, this is an example of a violation of the law.

When you read someone's diary this is an example of a violation of privacy.

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The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.
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An offense against the public welfare.
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The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated.

A violation of the law; the violation of a country's neutrality.

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A breaking of the law; an infraction; a transgression.
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The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
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Origin of violation

From French violation, from Latin violatio (“injury, profanation"), from violare (“violate")