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One entry found for violate.
Main Entry: vi·o·late
Pronunciation: primarystressvimacr-schwa-secondarystresslamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lat·ed; -lat·ing
1 : to fail to keep or observe : BREAK <violate the law>
2 : to do harm or damage to
3 : to treat with great disrespect <violate a house of worship>
4 : DISTURB 1a <don't violate their privacy>
- vi·o·la·tor /-secondarystresslamacrt-schwar/ noun

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