Translation of "contravene" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌkɒn.trəˈviːn/ us /ˌkɑːn-/ formal

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

contravention noun uk /ˌkɒn.trəˈven.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn-/

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


verb /kontrəˈviːn/

to go against or break (a law, principle etc).

contravenir, violar, infringir
Sentencing juvenile offenders to death clearly contravenes international human rights treaties and standards.
contravention /-ˈvenʃən/ noun

contravención, infracción
a blatant contravention of Article 4 of the Constitution.

(Translation of “contravene” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)