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violation

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1 a breaking of a moral or legal code

  • in colonial times blasphemy was considered a serious civil violation that merited harsh punishment
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2 a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation

  • a military action that must be regarded as a violation of the treaty
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3 the act of forcing a person to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse

  • war crimes include the violation of civilians
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