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Definition of "violates" []

  • To break, disregard, or infringe (a law, agreement, etc) (verb)
  • To rape or otherwise sexually assault (verb)
  • To disturb rudely or improperly; break in upon (verb)
  • To treat irreverently or disrespectfully; outrage (verb)
  • To mistreat physically (verb)
  • Violated or dishonoured (adjective)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of violate. (verb)

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Use "violates" in a sentence
  • "The complaint alleges that a new law requiring the school to keep the nickname violates the state constitution and reverses a court-ordered settlement between UND and the NCAA that retired the logo."
  • "But his use of the term violates the phonemic principle."
  • "The purely religious nature of this term violates the separation of church and state."
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