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transgress

view main entry for transgress verb  /trænzˈɡres/
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transgressiontransgressions

  /trænzˈɡreʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
British English pronunciation: transgression
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transgressortransgressors

noun [countable]

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