violation has definitions from the fields of law,criminal law,sexuality
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[ noun ] (law,criminal law) a crime less serious than a felony

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Instead , retailers would sign a certificate of correctness , violation of which would carry a penalty of one to five years in prison , plus a $ 1000 fine .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

He recalled that in Rhode_Island a party opposed to the state 's condemnation of a man ( Thomas_W._Dorr ) proclaimed the state 's action as a violation of the law of the land and the principles of human liberty .

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[ noun ] entry to another's property without right or permission

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Since Russian was being spoken instead of Spanish , there is no violation of artistry or logic here .

3
[ noun ] an act that disregards an agreement or a right

Synonyms

infringement

Examples

"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

Used in print

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

He claims that he was denied due_process_of_law in violation of the Fifth_Amendment , because ( 1 ) at a hearing before a hearing_officer of the Department_of_Justice_, he was not permitted to rebut statements attributed to him by the local board , and ( 2 ) at the trial , he was denied the right to have the hearing_officer 's report and the original report of the Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation as to his claim .

He says that he was not permitted to rebut before the hearing_officer statements attributed to him by the local board , and , further , that he was denied at trial the right to have the Department_of_Justice hearing_officer 's report and the original report of the Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation as to his claim - all in violation of the Fifth_Amendment .

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[ noun ] a disrespectful act

Synonyms

irreverence

Used in print

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

The charge : violation of the California Medical_Practices Act by practicing medicine without a license and selling misbranded drugs .

Related terms

evil profanation desecrate

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[ noun ] (law,criminal law,sexuality) the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
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