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contravene

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌkɒntrəˈviːn/ formal
to not obey a rule or law, or to not do what you promised: The toy manufacturer contravened safety codes by using toxic paints on its dolls.
Translations of “contravene”
in Vietnamese vi phạm…
in Spanish contravenir, violar, infringir…
in Thai โต้แย้ง, ฝ่าฝืน…
in Malaysian melanggar…
in French contrevenir (à)…
in German zuwiderhandeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違反,違犯(法律或規則)…
in Indonesian melanggar…
in Russian нарушать…
in Turkish ihlal etmek, çiğnemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违反,违犯(法律或规则)…
in Polish naruszać…
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