verb (used with object), vi·o·lat·ed, vi·o·lat·ing.
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She has been recognized as damaged, adult in a way none of her classmates are, worthy of treatment that seems to violate the boundaries of normal student-teacher relationships.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
We hold that the challenged ordinances violate the First Amendment because they are content-based regulations of speech that cannot survive strict scrutiny.Court strikes down bans on conversion therapy as violations of free speech|Chris Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Blade
Those who violate the curfew, including their parents or guardians, could face a $1,000 fine or a misdemeanor, officials said, noting that it is parents’ responsibility to ensure their children do not violate the curfew.National Harbor curfew issued for minors as D.C. region sets coronavirus record for 17th day|Rachel Chason, Dana Hedgpeth, Fenit Nirappil|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The law would allow students who are subjected to seclusion or restraint in a way that violates the law to file a civil lawsuit against the school or program.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
In addition to flagging election misinformation, Facebook said it removed 265,000 posts on Instagram and Facebook for violating its policy against voter suppression.Facebook reveals that massive amounts of misinformation flooded its service during the election|Danielle Abril|November 19, 2020|Fortune
At the west end of this bridge is the famous “Stone of the Violated Treaty,” mounted on a properly inscribed pedestal.In Unfamiliar England|Thomas Dowler Murphy
Violated Nature rebels, and avenges herself for all infractions of law.Style in Singing|W. E. Haslam