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verb [transitive] violate pronunciation in British English /ˈvaɪəleɪt/
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present tense
present participleviolating
past tenseviolated
past participleviolated
  1. 1
    to do something that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
    Companies that violate environmental laws will be heavily fined.
    Human rights are being violated every day in their prisons.
  2. 2
    to enter an area or place without permission
    Enemy jets have repeatedly violated the Allied no-fly zone.
  3. 3
    old-fashioned to rape someone

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