Translation of "violate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

violate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈvaɪə.leɪt/

to break or act against something, especially a law, agreement, principle or something that should be treated with respect

違反,違背,違犯(尤指法律、協議、原則等)
They were charged with violating federal law. 他們被控違犯了聯邦法律。
It seems that the planes deliberately violated the cease-fire agreement. 那些飛機似乎是故意違反停火協議。
The doctor has been accused of violating professional ethics. 那名醫生被控違反了職業道德。

to go, especially forcefully, into a place or situation which should be treated with respect and in which you are not wanted or not expected to be

侵犯;打擾
The fishermen claimed that ships from another country had violated their territorial waters. 那些漁民宣稱另一個國家的船隻侵犯了他們的水域。
Questions of this kind violate my privacy and I am not willing to answer them. 這種問題侵犯了我的隱私,我拒絕回答。

formal to rape someone

強暴;強姦
She said that she had been treated so roughly by the hospital staff that she felt violated. 她說醫護人員待她非常粗暴,她感覺受到了侮辱。
violator uk us /ˈvaɪə.leɪ.tər/ US  // noun [ C ]

(Translation of “violate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)