violate translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "violate" - English-Spanish dictionary


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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