Etymology
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violation (n.)

c. 1400, from Old French violacion and directly from Latin violationem (nominative violatio) "an injury, irreverence, profanation," from past participle stem of violare "to treat with violence, outrage, dishonor," perhaps an irregular derivative of vis "strength, force, power, energy," from PIE root *weie- "to go after, pursue with vigor or desire" (see gain (v.)).

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Definitions of violation

violation (n.)
a crime less serious than a felony;
Synonyms: misdemeanor / misdemeanour / infraction / infringement
violation (n.)
an act that disregards an agreement or a right;
he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
Synonyms: infringement
violation (n.)
entry to another's property without right or permission;
violation (n.)
a disrespectful act;
Synonyms: irreverence
violation (n.)
the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will;
Synonyms: rape / assault / ravishment
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