in violation of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in violation of

: in a way that is not allowed by (a law or rule)
  • The evidence was seized in violation of the law.

Word by Word Definitions

violation play
  1. : the act of violating : the state of being violated: such as

  2. : infringement, transgression

  3. : an act of irreverence or desecration : profanation


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