Violable
Violable Vi"o*la*ble, a. [L. violabilis: cf. F. violable. See {Violate}.] Capable of being violated, broken, or injured. -- {Vi"o*la*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • violable — [vjɔlabl] adj. ÉTYM. V. 1380; de 1. violer. ❖ ♦ Qui peut être violé (1. Violer), subir une violation. || Une règle difficilement violable. ⇒ Transgressable …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • violable — not violatable, is the derivative form of violate …   Modern English usage

  • violable — [vī′ə lə bəl] adj. [L violabilis < violare: see VIOLATE] that can be, or is likely to be, violated violability n. violableness violably adv …   English World dictionary

  • violable — (vi o la bl ) adj. Qui peut être violé. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Violable, OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. violabilis, de violare, violer. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    VIOLABLE. Ajoutez : •   S il [le roi] était comme moi, père Duchêne,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • violable — adjective capable of being violated a violable rule a violable contract • Ant: ↑inviolable • Derivationally related forms: ↑violate …   Useful english dictionary

  • violable — violability, violableness, n. violably, adv. /vuy euh leuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being violated: a violable precept. [1425 75; late ME: destructive < L violabilis, equiv. to viola(re) to VIOLATE + bilis BLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • violable — adjective Date: 1552 capable of being or likely to be violated • violability noun • violableness noun • violably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • violable — adjective Capable of being violated, broken, or injured. See Also: violably …   Wiktionary

  • violable — vi·o·la·ble || vaɪəlÉ™bl adj. can be violated; can be desecrated; of a law which can be broken …   English contemporary dictionary

  • violable — vi·o·la·ble …   English syllables

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