Synonyms of violation in English:


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1‘a flagrant violation of human rights’

contravention, breach, infringement, infraction, breaking, transgression, non-observance, lack of compliance with, disobeying, disobedience, defiance, defying, flouting, flying in the face of, rebelling against
neglect, ignoring, paying no heed to, taking no notice of

2‘the wiretaps were a severe violation of the victims' private lives’

invasion, interruption, breach, infraction
trespass, intrusion, encroachment, disruption, disturbance, upset

3‘his daughter was threatened with violation’

rape, sexual assault, indecent assault, sexual abuse, abuse, molestation, molesting, interference, interfering, seduction, seducing
informal bedding
dated ravishing, ravishment, deflowering, defloration, defilement, dishonour, ruin, ruination