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transgress vt

1 : to go beyond limits set or prescribed by
: violate
2 : to pass beyond or go over (a limit or boundary)
1 : to violate a law
2 : to go beyond a boundary or limit

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