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Noun violation has 5 senses
  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, offence, offense, violation, infringement - a crime less serious than a felony
    --1 is a kind of crime, law-breaking
    --1 has particulars:
     disorderly conduct, disorderly behavior, disturbance of the peace, breach of the peace; false pretense, false pretence; indecent exposure, public nudity; perjury, bearing false witness, lying under oath; sedition
  2. violation, infringement - an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
    --2 is a kind of wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
    --2 has particulars:
     copyright infringement, infringement of copyright; foul; patent infringement
    Derived form: verb violate1
  3. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation - entry to another's property without right or permission
    --3 is a kind of wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
    --3 has particulars: inroad
    Derived form: verb violate4
  4. irreverence, violation - a disrespectful act
    --4 is a kind of evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity
    --4 has particulars: profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege
    Derived form: verb violate4
  5. rape, violation, assault, ravishment - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
    --5 is a kind of sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offense
    --5 has particulars: date rape; statutory rape, carnal abuse
    Derived form: verb violate5
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