名词:violator 形容词:violative 动词过去式:violated 过去分词:violated 现在分词:violating 第三人称单数:violates
1 break or be contrary to (a rule, principle, treaty, etc) 违反, 违背（规则、原则、条约等）
*violate an agreement, oath, etc 违背 协议、誓言等
* These findings appear to violate the laws of physics. 这些研究结果似乎有违物理定律.
2 treat (a sacred place) with irreverence or disrespect 亵渎（神圣的场所）
*violate a tomb, shrine, etc 亵渎陵墓、圣地等.3 (fig 比喻) disturb or interfere with (personal freedom,etc) 干扰, 侵犯（个人自由等）
*violate the peace, eg by making a noise 扰乱宁静的环境（如弄出噪声）
* violate sb's privacy, right to free speech, etc 侵犯某人的私生活、言论自由等.
4 (fml or euph 文或婉) rape (a woman or girl) 强奸（某女子）.
1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin:
, past participle of violare]
to disobey or do something against an official agreement, law, principle etc 34 protesters were arrested for violating criminal law. regimes that violate human rights
to do something that makes someone feel that they have been attacked or have suffered a great loss of respect Victims of burglaries often feel personally violated. The media regularly violates people's privacy .formal
to break open a grave
, or force your way into a holy place without showing any respect Vandals had violated the graveyard.literary
to force a woman to have sex
1. A leading lawyer has suggested that cloning would violate the "right to a unique genetic identity". 一名权威律师暗示说，克隆将会侵犯"基因惟一身份权"。