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Generally, the answer is no.

For instance, a lane violation is not a foul. When a player is shooting a free throw, the other players underneath the basket are not allowed to enter the key until that player releases (shoots) the ball. If they enter the key before the player shoots the ball, that is a lane violation, and the player will shoot another free throw (unless he made the shot).

Thus, a violation is not always a foul.

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Q: In basketball is a foul and a violation the same thing?
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