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transgression

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French transgression, from Late Latin trānsgressiō, from Latin trānsgressus (perfect active participle of trānsgredior (I step across)) + -iō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɹænsˈɡɹɛʃən/

NounEdit

transgression (plural transgressions)

  1. A violation of a law, duty or commandment
  2. An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries
  3. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

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