violação

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See also: violaçaõ

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin violātiōnem (injury, profanation), from violō (I treat with violence; I maltreat; I violate, defile, profane), from vis (strength; violence), corresponding to violar +‎ -ção.

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)
    Synonyms: transgressão
  2. rape; violation (unconsented sex)
    Synonyms: estupro
  3. the illegal crossing of an international border
    Synonyms: invasão

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