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con·tra·vene / ˌkäntrəˈvēn/ • v. [tr.] violate the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct): this would contravene the rule against hearsay. ∎  conflict with (a right, principle, etc.), esp. to its detriment: this contravened Washington's commitment to its own proposal. DERIVATIVES: con·tra·ven·er n.

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contravene

contravene XVI. In earliest use Sc. — late L. contrāvenīre, i.e. contrā against, venīre COME.
So contravention XVI. — (O)F. — medL.

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