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A breaking of a law, pact, etc.; violation; infringement
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  1. A breaking of a law, pact, etc.; violation; infringement
Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark. Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark.
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  1. Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark. Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark.
  2. A violation, as of a law, regulation, or agreement.
  3. An encroachment, as of a right or privilege:
Carelessness in manner or appearance; indifference
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  1. Carelessness in manner or appearance; indifference
  2. Habitual failure to do the required thing
  3. (Law) Failure to use a reasonable amount of care when such failure results in injury or damage to another
Failure or refusal to observe, as a religious custom or holiday.
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  1. Failure or refusal to observe, as a religious custom or holiday.
The act of something that shatters.
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  1. The act of something that shatters.
The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
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  1. The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
  2. The act of contravening a rule, regulation, or law, or of not fulfilling an obligation, promise, or agreement.
A breaking up or disruption of friendly relations; an estrangement.
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  1. A breaking up or disruption of friendly relations; an estrangement.
  2. The breaking of waves or surf.
  3. (Obs.) A breaking or being broken
The change of a simple vowel to a diphthong, especially in various Germanic languages, often caused by the influence of neighboring consonants.
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  1. The change of a simple vowel to a diphthong, especially in various Germanic languages, often caused by the influence of neighboring consonants.
  2. (Linguistics) A change of a vowel to a diphthong
  3. Break dancing
A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
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  1. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  2. The process of breaking open or bursting.
  3. A break in friendly relations.
The act by which something is flouted.
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  1. The act by which something is flouted.
A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
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  1. A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
  2. The close-combat phase of an attack
  3. The concluding stage of an attack in which close combat occurs with the enemy.
Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
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  1. Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
  2. The act of refusing or failing to pay a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.
  3. A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
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  1. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
  2. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  3. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
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  1. The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
  2. The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.
A degrading or being degraded in rank, status, or condition
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  1. A degrading or being degraded in rank, status, or condition
  2. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
  3. The act or process of degrading.
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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  1. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
  2. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
An invading or being invaded
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  1. An invading or being invaded
  2. The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
  3. An intrusion or encroachment:
A desecrating or being desecrated
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  1. A desecrating or being desecrated
  2. An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
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  1. Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
  2. A demolishing or being demolished; often specif., destruction by explosives
  3. The act or process of wrecking or destroying, especially destruction by explosives.
The remains of a fallen building, city, etc., or of something devastated, decayed, etc.
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  1. The remains of a fallen building, city, etc., or of something devastated, decayed, etc.
  2. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
  3. Downfall, destruction, devastation, etc.
Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
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  1. Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
  2. The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
  3. A devastating or being devastated; destruction; desolation
An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
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  1. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
  2. A break in friendly relations
  3. A violation or infraction, as of a contract, law, legal obligation, or promise.
The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
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  1. The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
  2. The act of contravening a rule, regulation, or law, or of not fulfilling an obligation, promise, or agreement.
The act or an instance of infringing, as of a law or rule; a violation.
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  1. The act or an instance of infringing, as of a law or rule; a violation.
An encroachment, as of a right or privilege:
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  1. An encroachment, as of a right or privilege:
  2. Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark. Violation of a copyright, patent, or trademark.
  3. A violation or breach, as of a law
A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
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  1. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
  2. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata. The sequence of sedimentary strata formed by transgressions and regressions provides information about the changes in sea level during a particular geologic time.
  3. The act or an instance of transgressing; breach of a law, duty, etc.
(--- Law) An illegal act done forcefully against another's person, rights, or property; also, legal action for damages resulting from this
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  1. (--- Law) An illegal act done forcefully against another's person, rights, or property; also, legal action for damages resulting from this
  2. The transgression of a moral or social law, code, or duty.
  3. (Law) Any of various torts involving interference to another's enjoyment of his property, especially the act of being present on another's land without lawful excuse.
Irreverent or impious action or expression in regard to something considered inviolable or sacrosanct.
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  1. Irreverent or impious action or expression in regard to something considered inviolable or sacrosanct.
  2. The act of reviling, ridiculing, or being disrespectful or irreverent of, by words or conduct, God, religion, a religious doctrine, a religious icon, or anything considered sacred. A crime under the common law if the blasphemy was directed towards Christianity or Christian doctrine and icons and is still a statutory crime (although rarely enforced) in many states. The act of reviling, ridiculing, or being disrespectful or irreverent of, by words or conduct, God, religion, a religious doctrine, a religious icon, or anything considered sacred. A crime under the common law if the blasphemy was directed towards Christianity or Christian doctrine and icons and is still a statutory crime (although rarely enforced) in many states.
  3. Contemptuous or profane speech or action concerning God or a sacred entity.
A desecrating or being desecrated
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  1. A desecrating or being desecrated
  2. An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
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  1. The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
  2. A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.
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  1. Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.
  2. The intentional desecration or disrespectful treatment of a person, place, thing, or idea held sacred
  3. The act of appropriating to oneself or to secular use, or of violating, what is consecrated to God or religion
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