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in·vi·o·la·ble

 (ĭn-vī′ə-lə-bəl)
adj.
1. Secure from violation or profanation: an inviolable reliquary deep beneath the altar.
2. Impregnable to assault or trespass; invincible: fortifications that made the frontier inviolable.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin inviolābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + violāre, to violate; see violate.]

in·vi′o·la·bil′i·ty, in·vi′o·la·ble·ness n.
in·vi′o·la·bly adv.
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inviolability

noun
The quality or condition of being safe from assault, trespass, or violation:
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inviolability

[ɪnˌvaɪələˈbɪlɪtɪ] Ninviolabilidad f
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inviolability

[ɪnˌvaɪələˈbɪlɪti] ninviolabilité f
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inviolability

nUnantastbarkeit f; (of frontiers)Unverletzlichkeit f; (of law, oath)Heiligkeit f
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Ms Mazari said UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution moved by Pakistan reaffirming the inviolability of right to self-determination for all people without exception including the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine.
In the statement, Council members also stressed the fundamental principle of the inviolability of diplomatic and consular premises, and the obligations on host Governments, including under international treaties, to protect those premises and their officials.
The UNSC statement also underscored the importance of "the fundamental principle of the inviolability of diplomatic and consular premises, and the obligations on host governments, including under international treaties, to protect those premises and their officials".
Talking to media, Maleeha Lodhi said the adoption of the resolution reaffirms the inviolability of the right to self-determination for all peoples without exception, including the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine.
"The death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."