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English definition of “transgression”

transgression

noun [C/U]    /trænzˈɡreʃ·ən/ fml
an action that breaks a law or rule : [C] It is hard to keep the transgressions of famous people out of the news . transgress    /trænzˈɡres/ verb [T] fml He transgressed the military code of honor and paid a heavy penalty .
(Definition of transgression noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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