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Definition of Violation

Violation

  1. The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.
  2. Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.
  3. An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church.
  4. Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.
  5. Ravishment; rape; outrage.

Violation Quotations

In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.
Thomas Jefferson

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
James T. Walsh

All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state, for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals, even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals.
Ron Paul

The new always carries with it the sense of violation, of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred; what is new, that is different, is evil, dangerous, or subversive.
Henry Miller

I believe that any violation of privacy is nothing good.
Lech Walesa
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Violation Translations

violation in French is violation
violation in Italian is infrazione

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