violateverb [ T ]uk /ˈvaɪ.ə.leɪt/ us /ˈvaɪ.ə.leɪt/
The fishermen claimed that ships from another country had violated their territorial waters. 那些漁民宣稱另一個國家的船隻侵犯了他們的水域。
› formal to rape someone強暴；強姦
(Translation of “violate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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