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noun [countable/uncountable] violation pronunciation in British English /ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
    clear/gross/flagrant violation: a factory closed for gross violations of safety regulations
    in violation of something: Several students left the class early, in violation of school rules.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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