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contravene

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌkɒntrəˈviːn/ formal
to do something that is forbidden by a law or ruleObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
contravention
 
 
/ˌkɒntrəˈvenʃən/ noun [C, U]
By accepting the money, she was in contravention of company rules.
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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