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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin inviolabilis, from violare 'to violate'

inviolable

adjective
     
in‧vi‧o‧la‧ble formal
an inviolable right, law, principle etc is extremely important and should be treated with respect and not broken or removed
inviolability noun [uncountable ]
the inviolability of the country's borders

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