Translation of "violation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌvaɪ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌvaɪ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/

A an action that breaks or acts against something, especially a law, agreement, principle, or something that should be treated with respect

He claimed that the way he’d been treated was a gross violation of his civil/constitutional/human rights.
It was clear that they had not acted in violation of the rules.

(Translation of “violation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)