reviolation

violation

[vahy-uh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of violating.
2.
the state of being violated.
3.
a breach, infringement, or transgression, as of a law, rule, promise, etc.: He was fined for a traffic violation.
4.
desecration; profanation: the violation of a cemetery.
5.
sexual molestation, especially rape.
6.
a distortion of meaning or fact.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin violātiōn- (stem of violātiō), equivalent to violāt(us) (see violate) + -iōn- -ion

violational, adjective
nonviolation, noun
previolation, noun
reviolation, noun


3. See breach.
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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."
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