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violates

verb , present tense third-person singular of violate

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1 to fail to keep
  • you've violated the company's rule against smoking within 30 feet of the building
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2 to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect
  • the invaders violated the temple by using it to stable their horses
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3 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
  • criminal statutes delineating acts that constitute violating another person
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