Focus on the pronunciation of contravention
English definition of “contravention”
/ˌkɒntrəˈvenʃən/ noun [C or U] formal
› an action that is against a law or rule, or that is not what you promised or were expected to do: (a) contravention of sth The use of unguarded candles is a contravention of the 1981 Hotels & Boarding House Act.be in contravention of sth We are trying to understand in what way we may have been in contravention of the law. Council may serve a contravention notice if the builder fails to submit plans before starting construction work.