Translation of "contravene" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˌkɒn.trəˈviːn/ us /ˌkɑːn.trəˈviːn/ formal

to do something that a law or rule does not allow, or to break a law or rule

The company knew its actions contravened international law. 这违反了《种族关系法案》。
contravention noun [ C or U ] uk /ˌkɒn.trəˈven.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.trəˈven.ʃən/

By accepting the money, she was in contravention of company regulations. 她接受了这笔钱,违反了公司规章。

(Translation of “contravene” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)