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Legal SeverityPlay
Using 'violate' in a legal context implies serious consequences, more than just making a mistake. SlideThe company violated environmental laws and faced substantial fines.
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Intentional ActionPlay
'Violate' often suggests that the rule or agreement was broken on purpose, not accidentally. SlideThey knowingly violated the no-smoking policy.
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Authority ClashPlay
To 'violate' typically means to oppose an authority setting or upholding the rule, law, or agreement. SlideActivists violated the curfew imposed by the government.