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Not violated or profaned; intact: "The great inviolate place had an ancient permanence which the sea cannot claim" (Thomas Hardy).

[Middle English, from Latin inviolātus : in-, not; see in-1 + violātus, past participle of violāre, to violate; see violate.]

in·vi′o·la·cy (-lə-sē), in·vi′o·late·ness n.
in·vi′o·late·ly adv.
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It is an education where learning and experiencing of the dignity in the context of subjectivity of one self and others and inviolacy of human life are key doctrines.
Longstanding research and current events suggest maintaining the inviolacy of information gleaned from academia across the board represents a large challenge.