Focus on the pronunciation of violate
English definition of “violate”
/ˈvɑɪ·əˌleɪt/ v [T]
› to break or act against something such as a law, agreement, or principle, or to not respect something that should be treated with respect: The planes appear to have deliberately violated the cease-fire agreement. › A person who violates a place or situation goes where he or she is not wanted or does something the person should not do: Questions of this kind violate my privacy. violator
/ˈvɑɪ·əˌleɪ·t̬ər/ n [C] › Violators can be fined up to $500.