violateverb [ T ]uk /ˈvaɪ.ə.leɪt/ us /ˈvaɪ.ə.leɪt/
The fishermen claimed that ships from another country had violated their territorial waters. 那些渔民宣称另一个国家的船只侵犯了他们的水域。
› formal to rape someone强暴；强奸
(Translation of “violate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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