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Contravention definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONTRAVENTION, n. Opposition; obstruction; a defeating of the operation or effect.
The proceedings of the allies were in direct contravention of the treaty.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: coming into conflict with [syn: dispute, contravention]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle French, from Late Latin contravenire Date: 1579 the act of contravening ; violation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 infringement. 2 an instance of this. Phrases and idioms: in contravention of infringing, violating (a law etc.). Etymology: F f. med.L contraventio (as CONTRAVENE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Contravention Con`tra*ven"tion, n. [Cf. F. contravention.] The act of contravening; opposition; obstruction; transgression; violation. Warrants in contravention of the acts of Parliament. --Macaulay. In contravention of all his marriage stipulations. --Motley.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see contravene

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Contradiction, opposition, obstruction, violation, abrogation, transgression, traversal.



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