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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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A federal appeals court has turned down a Native American's religious liberty challenge to his conviction for violating an endangered species act.
However, the IRS's position seems to be that if the IRA distribution is from the RTC, the individuals receiving the distribution can roll over the assets without violating Sec.
There were 296 violators in Caloocan, with 78 caught drinking in public; 76 violating the smoking ban; 91 were found half-naked in public; and 36 minors violated the curfew.
Eleazar said 8,805 were nabbed for drinking in public places, 33,887 for violating the smoking ban and 12,438 for walking on the streets without shirts.
PTI chief Imran Khan had requested the speaker to disqualify her for violating the party discipline by not participating in voting for PTI's nominated candidate Sheikh Rasheed in the election for the prime minister's office.
Violating the accord, India, under the cover of 'Operation Meghdoot', air lifted its forces to occupy the Siachin Glacier and its two key northern passes, Bila Fonda La and Sia La.
Muscat: Oman's Ministry of Manpower registered 1,268 expats violating the labour law and 471 of them were deported last week, officials have announced.
Only 91 firms were found violating the regulation up until July 30, and Ajman had the highest rate of compliance with all establishments following the midday rule, the statement added.
FITCHBURG - A city man accused of stalking and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend will spend at least two and a half years in jail after a judge found him guilty of violating his probation on an earlier charge.
"At this point," Bovard ruefully observes, "the de facto American theory of government consists of trusting to the good intentions of those who hold nearly boundless power over us, trusting that they will not violate any laws that don't really need violating, that they won't bomb any foreign countries that don't really need bombing, and that they won't torture anyone who doesn't really need torturing.
Bush and his Administration have been so brazen in violating the law and asserting monarchical powers that we, as American citizens, must use the tool that the Constitution provides to reassert our rights, to reset the system of checks and balances, and to reestablish our democracy.
The American Jewish Congress (AJC) had challenged the national services program widely known as AmeriCorps for violating church-state separation.