Failing to take attendance, for instance, is not only a violation of policy but also a felony breach of security.
Of course, it has always been a violation of the city's health code to allow a dog anywhere near a beer tap.
In the days since, a media firestorm has ensued over a perceived violation of civil liberties by transit system officials.
Anyone convicted of a violation could be sentenced to a long prison term.
The indictments were for the violation of the election laws.
It was a complete and utter violation of that sanctified calm.
Music is a form whose meaning depends upon its violation.
Anger is the correct response to the violation of one s personal boundaries and integrity.
All medical practice aimed at getting people pregnant is malpractice and a gross violation of professional ethics.
And its violation is easier to prove than liability, which the state's court said the civil trial should have argued.
Word Origin and History for violation
early 15c., from L. violationem (nom. violatio) "an injury, irreverence," from violatus, pp. of violare "to violate, treat with violence, outrage, dishonor," perhaps related to vis "violence, strength."