Meaning of 违

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(Trad.: 違)
Pinyin: wéi
English Definition: to disobey; to violate; to separate; to go against
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
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Example Words
违法 wéi illegal; to break the law
违反 wéi fǎn to violate (a law)
违规 wéi guī to violate (rules); irregular; illegal; corrupt
违纪 wéi lack of discipline; to break a rule; to violate discipline; to breach a principle
违背 wéi bèi to go against; to be contrary to; to violate
More: 违* | *违 | *违*
Example Sentences
Have you ever been right in the middle of something - a complicated email, a tricky paragraph of a report, a hunt for some vital figures - only for your concentration to be shattered?
I find this hard to believe since it flies in the face of all the principles of game.
We hold a one-price policy. it's against our regulations to give you a discount . In fact , the price is reasonable for such high quality.
In contrast with expectations, we find, on looking back, that we hae been on an economic decline for three decades.
When we won again, some people got very angry, and the tournament directors basically said that it was not really in the spirit of the tournament to have these weird computer-designed fleets winning.