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English definition of “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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