English definition of “violate”
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ verb [T] formal
NOT OBEY › to not obey a law, rule, or agreement: Countries that violate international law will be dealt with severely.
NOT ALLOW › to not allow someone something that they should morally be allowed to have: They were accused of violating human rights. violation
/ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃən/ noun [C, U] › a violation of privacy