English - Vietnamese Dictionary
violate /'vaiəleit/Concise Dictionary
- 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
- 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
+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
Advanced English 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.
+ verb [VN]Collocation Dictionary
1 (formal) to go against or refuse to obey a law, an agreement, etc: to violate human rights / international law
2 (formal) to disturb or not respect sb's peace, PRIVACY, etc: She accused the press photographers of violating her privacy.
3 to damage or destroy a holy or special place
to violate a grave / shrine / tomb
4 (literary or old-fashioned) to force sb to have sex
violation noun [U, C]: They were in open violation of the treaty. + gross violations of human rights
They have flagrantly violated the treaty.
| systematically | brutally
The peace of the island community had been brutally violated.
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