1. [ noun ] an act that disregards an agreement or a right
Synonyms: violation

"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

Related terms: wrongdoing copyright_infringement foul patent_infringement conflict
2. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) a crime less serious than a felony
Synonyms: violation offense misdemeanor offence infraction misdemeanour
Related terms: crime perjury disorderly_conduct sedition false_pretence indecent_exposure conflict
Similar spelling:   invariance