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Spanish translation of “violate”


verb /ˈvaiəˌleit/
( formal ) to do something against a law or an agreement
The UK has been accused of violating international law .
( formal ) to fail to respect someone’s rights , privacy etc
Their rights to live in peace had been violated .
( formal ) to damage or disrespect a holy place
The Roman army came and violated the temple .
( literary , old-fashioned ) to rape someone.
violation noun
a gross violation of human rights .
violator noun
infractor ; violador
persistent violators of the law .
(Definition of violate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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