Examples of violation in a Sentence
a serious violation of the law
A second violation was called on the basketball player.
He was arrested for violation of his parole.
The group monitors human rights violations.
They protested the government's violation of human rights.
Recent Examples of violation from the Web
July 2005 Negligent operation of a motor vehicle, refusal to identify himself to police, leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a state highway traffic violation.
The case sparked concerns about possible treaty violations as Texas officials allegedly failed to notify Mexico of the arrest, or tell Cardenas about his rights to speak to the consulate.
Andrew Wichman, 40, 2400 block of Frost Drive, Aurora, was charged with drunken driving and other traffic violations at 1:20 a.m. Monday near Ogden Avenue and Montgomery Road, Aurora police said.
The family had alleged use of excessive force, negligence and other violations in a federal lawsuit.
Among the roster of possible offenses the FBI was looking for, according to the Washington Post, were campaign-finance violations for the payoffs, bank fraud and wire fraud.
While Trump has focused his ire on steel, aluminum and cracking down on intellectual property violations by China, the Chinese have taken aim at politically powerful industries like soybean farmers, pork and beef producers and citrus growers.
Pelaez said existing city codes against noise restrictions and parking violations sufficiently cover any safety concerns raised by neighbors.
The department and city officials signed the consent decree in 2013, in the wake of a Department of Justice investigation into civil rights violations by officers after Hurricane Katrina.
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VIOLATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of violation for English Language Learners
: the act of doing something that is not allowed by a law or rule
: the act of ignoring or interfering with a person's rights
: the act of showing disrespect for something (such as a holy place) usually by damaging it
VIOLATION Defined for Kids
Definition of violation for Students
- a traffic violation
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