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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vi·o·la·tion /ˌvaɪəˈleʃən/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vi·o·la·tion n.  The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.  Specifically: --
 (a) Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.  “The violation of my faith.”
 (b) An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church.
 (c) Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.
 (d) Ravishment; rape; outrage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a crime less serious than a felony [syn: misdemeanor, misdemeanour,
            infraction, offence, offense, infringement]
      2: an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed
         a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment" [syn:
      3: entry to another's property without right or permission
         [syn: trespass, encroachment, intrusion, usurpation]
      4: a disrespectful act [syn: irreverence]
      5: the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse
         against her will [syn: rape, assault, ravishment]