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American English: /ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /vʌɪəˈleɪʃn/

Translation of violation in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (of agreement, law, right) human rights violations
    violaciones de los derechos humanos
    a border violation
    una infracción fronteriza
    a traffic violation
    una infracción de tráfico
    to be in violation of something
    contravenir algo [formal]
    Example sentences
    • 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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