Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of trample.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trample.

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Examples

  • Foxconn is a sweatshop that "tramples" the rights of workers partly because it pays about 900 yuan ($131) a month, forcing factory employees to do overtime to support themselves and their families, according to Li Qiang, founder and executive director of New York-based China China Labor Watch.

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  • a sweatshop that "tramples" the rights of workers partly because it pays about 900 yuan ($131) a month, forcing factory employees to do overtime to support themselves and their families, according to Li Qiang, founder and executive director of New York-based China China Labor

    WN.com - Articles related to Skype for the iPhone finally works over 3G

  • The Atlanta area real estate agent organized the rally because he is upset about health-care reform, climate control, bank bailouts, drug laws and what he sees as President Obama's insistence on and the Democratic Congress's capitulation to a "totalitarian socialism" that tramples individual rights.

    Gun rights advocates rally in Washington, Virginia

  • She starts with the hooves pounding on the ground then like a freight train charges at me and stops again right before she tramples me.

    Fly Fishing with Mr.

  • Amy Proctor has the story (and footage) of a Catholic elementary school where Mother Earth trumps and tramples on the Mother of God (ht: The American Papist).

    Education

  • Paul argued that in the rush to meet the terrorist threat in 2001 Congress enacted a Patriot Act that tramples on individual liberties.

    Patriot Act provisions extended

  • Like about a dozen other states, Florida is debating a proposed amendment to its state constitution that would try to block, at least symbolically, much of the proposed federal health care overhaul on the grounds that it tramples individual liberty.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: December 29, 2009

  • Strident opposition to gay marriage, support for abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, votes to eliminate federal support for contraception for poor women, opposition to comprehensive sex education, the attacks on Planned Parenthood, heavy-handed anti-abortion legislation that tramples nuance and individual circumstance -- all scream "out of touch" to young voters.

    James Wagoner: The Sexual Health "Generation Gap" and the 2012 Elections

  • It tramples on the rights of workers who, consistent with their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, who have legally protected right to strike and they are punished for it, punished by having their jobs moved out of state.

    Rep. Dennis Kucinich: No 'Legislative Pardon' for Boeing's Violation of the National Labor Relations Act

  • They wear remarkable boots of brass and iron, and when they have polished off the mother of their children with a black eye or so, they knock her down and proceed to trample her very much as a Western stallion tramples a rattlesnake.

    THE GHETTO

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