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- 1. violation, infringement, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
- usage: an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
- 2. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringement, crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking
- usage: a crime less serious than a felony
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See also: infringement (Dictionary)