Focus on the pronunciation of violate
English definition of “violate”
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ verb [T]
› LAW to break a law, agreement, rule etc.: They were charged with violating federal law. The CEO has been accused of violating professional ethics.
› SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY to act in a way that does not show respect for an important principle: Questions of this kind violate my privacy, and I am not willing to answer them. It is important that we do not violate the customer's trust.