plural of 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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  • acquaintance rapes,
  • date rapes,
  • statutory rapes
  • gang rapes
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“Violations.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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