Translation of transgress in Spanish:

transgress

transgredir, v.

Pronunciation /trænzˈɡrɛs//transˈɡrɛs//trænsˈɡrɛs//trɑːnsˈɡrɛs//trɑːnzˈɡrɛs//tranzˈɡrɛs/

transitive verb

formal

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    (law/commandment) transgredir formal
    (commandment/law) infringir
    • On the one hand, early modern Italy witnessed a proliferation of new techniques of representation that transgressed against earlier, more mimetic ways of seeing and listening.
    • The figures, in this way, served as surrogates of the body, enabling the idea of the body to transgress social norms without consequence.
    • In my opinion, I was transgressing standards of acceptable female behaviour - women are supposed to smile, to happily ornament the streets.
    • Special courts under such proclamations tried and punished those who transgressed against the orders of the military authority.
    • And this temple was set up largely to commemorate the victory over the Persians who had by definition transgressed the divine limits in their attempt to conquer the Greeks.
    • Still, I'm not sure that merely transgressing social boundaries or taboos makes him any kind of trickster.
    • The group appears to have devoted itself to making sure any person who transgressed against them or their property was reported to the authorities and dealt with as severely as possible.
    • The cringe of this recognition comedy is beyond humour: it transgresses the boundaries of self and society, identification and identity.
    • In each case the rejected form is taken to embody that which is beyond the bounds or transgresses the limits of, variously, decency, acceptability, or good taste.
    • Their opposition is driven by a pessimistic sense that agbio is the latest example of how modern society has transgressed natural limits.
    • They experience pain, transgress borders/limits, and come into existence in situations that are stimulated by pain.
    • Before 6pm, I'd feel I was transgressing an unwritten rule.
    • Is it not in its nature to transgress the limits of knowledge, thus revealing dimensions of life beyond the reach of other disciplines?
    • The desire to transgress the limits and limitations of human existence is a driving force behind all art.
    • This could have been a dark novel where guilt, longing and desire transgress accepted boundaries.
    • Does the text in some way transgress these limits?
    • He affirmed the claims of justice, even if he had transgressed against them.
    • I ask any member who has never transgressed against the moral codes to put up his or her hand; then I will not use the word we cannot use.
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    (go beyond)
    exceder
    sobrepasar

intransitive verb

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    pecar
    to transgress against sth/sb pecar contra algo/algn