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violate

(vī′ĕ-lāt″) [L. violare, to injure]
To harm or injure a person, esp. to rape a female.
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If stress is located in accordance with the hierarchy of violable constraints or can be absent altogether, then, assuming that constituents of different levels (above segments) are largely identical in their structure, the location of strong moras should also be determined by the violable constraints.
Such questions are usually weighted with subtly biased terms and assume flawed premises, for example, that property rights are violable.
Within this framework the female body is a biological trap through which the woman is rendered inherently weak and violable.
El gran problema para el PRD es que no han logrado construir un verdadero partido en el que asuman las reglas internas, tampoco algunas de sus corrientes han logrado generar una logica de aceptar las reglas externas, las reglas del pais; de una u otra forma, para la mayoria de los perredistas la ley siempre es violable cuando sea por una buena causa; de hecho, es el modelo Lopez Obrador: la ley es formal y violable en cualquier momento si la causa lo amerita".
On the same line of thought the author made the following addition: The legal rules are thus violable by nature and their very definition, they cannot claim to ascertain facts, i.
Mexican machismo and the ensuing belief that women are violable is the outcome of this colonial heritage, which continuously pressures Mexican men to be the Gran Chingon, to seize the opportunity to chingar and avoid being chingado.
1) But the violent shift from innocence to knowledge experienced by Temple Drake and the center of the novel's concern with evil and violable sanctuary are more concretely rooted in the darker tale of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus.
Even our most fundamental individual liberties--those described in the Bill of Rights, including parental autonomy, religious freedom, the sanctity of the home, and so on--are restricted and violable in certain circumstances.
The project of colonial sexual violence establishes the ideology that native bodies are inherently violable--and by extension, that Native lands are also inherently violable.
Optimality theory (OT), the most widely-practiced theoretical model in formal phonology, is based on the premise that grammars consist of a finite set of universal but violable constraints which are idiosyncratically linked in each language.
In reviewing requests for discovery of protected bank examination materials the courts generally undertake a balancing of competing interests in light of the following factors: (i) the relevance of the evidence sought to be protected; (ii) the availability of other evidence; (iii) the "seriousness" of the litigation and the issues involved; (iv) the role of the government in the litigation; and (v) the possibility of future timidity by government employees who will be forced to recognize that their secrets are violable.
Even though Concordantia Temporum rules have been shown to be violable even in Latin (Rojo 1976), cases like those presented by Lunn (2007) would be classified as mistakes by prescriptive Spanish grammars, because the concept conveyed in the dependent clause refers to a past action but is expressed by a present tense form.