Definition of violation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌvīəˈlāSH(ə)n/


The action of violating someone or something: the aircraft were in violation of UN resolutions
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  • The two women were brought to the police station at night, in flagrant violation of rules.
  • That seems to be our response to any violation of traffic rules that slows us down.
  • More recent cases have evinced a less restrictive interpretation of the term flagrant violation.
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