violate

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From Latin violatus, past participle of violare (treat with violence, whether bodily or mental), from vis (strength, power, force, violence)

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violate (third-person singular simple present violates, present participle violating, simple past and past participle violated)

  1. To break, disregard, disagree or not act according to (rules, conventions, etc.).
  2. To rape.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

violate

  1. second-person plural present of violare
  2. third-person singular imperative of violare
  3. feminine plural past participle of violare

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Latin[edit]

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violāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of violō