transgression

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin transgressus, from trans- (over-) + gressus (step)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɹænsˈɡɹɛʃən/

Noun[edit]

transgression (plural transgressions)

  1. A violation of a law, command or duty
  2. An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries
  3. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

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