how to pronounce violate


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violate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of violate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the data collection didn't violate any …”

meanings of violate


  1. To rape.
  2. To break or disregard (a rule or convention).
  3. To cite (a person) for a parole violation.

violate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word violate occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics violate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that violate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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