violação

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin violatio, from violō (I violate; I maltreat), from vis (strength; violence).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌvi.o.la.ˈsɐ̃w̃/, /ˌvjo.la.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /vju.lɐ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧o‧la‧ção

Noun[edit]

violação f (plural violações)

  1. transgression; violation (act or instance of not acting according to the rules or conventions)
  2. rape; violation (act or instance of raping)
  3. the illegal crossing of an international border

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