Definition of transgression noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

transgression

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//trænzˈɡreʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænzˈɡreʃn//
 
; BrE BrE//trænsˈɡreʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈɡreʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable](formal)
 
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an act that goes beyond the limits of what is morally or legally acceptable She was unable to forgive his latest transgression. their transgression of social and cultural boundaries