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Violate

violate vt

-lat·ed
-lat·ing
: to go against (as a prohibition or principle)
: fail to observe or respect [ a law] [civil rights were violated ] [ due process]
vi·o·la·tion [vī-ə-lā-shən]
n

vi·o·la·tive [vī-ə-lā-tiv]
adj

vi·o·la·tor [vī-ə-lā-tər]
n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.