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tranz gres

  • v  act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
  • v  spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
    The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island
  • v  commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
  • v  pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

  • The Government sent the cruiser to anchor off Patang shore, but gave notice that it would not transgress the bilateral treaty by landing troops.
  • Inadvertently the expedition transgressed the international border and was caught up in sniper fire.
  • The keepers of the facility transgressed all international laws by extracting information through torture.
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