US: /ˈvaɪəɫeɪts/
UK: /vˈa‍ɪ‍əle‍ɪts/

English Vietnamese dictionary

violate /'vaiəleit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • vi phạm, xâm phạm, phạm; làm trái (lương tâm...); lỗi (thề...)
      • to violate a law: vi phạm một đạo luật
      • to violate an oath: lỗi thề
    • hãm hiếp
    • phá rối, làm mất (giấc ngủ, sự yên tĩnh...)
      • to violate someone's peace: phá rối sự yên tĩnh của ai
    • (tôn giáo) xúc phạm
      • to violate a sanctuary: xúc phạm thánh đường

Thesaurus dictionary

1 break, breach, disobey, disregard, contravene, infringe, ignore:
He habitually violated the law by carrying a pistol.
2 dishonour, desecrate, profane, defile, degrade, debase, treat irreverently:
Vandals were found to have violated the sacred shrine.
3 rape, debauch, ravish, ravage, molest, attack, assault, outrage:
The victim identified the man who had violated her.

Concise English dictionary

+fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
+act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
+violate the sacred character of a place or language
+force (someone) to have sex against their will
+destroy and strip of its possession