contravention


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con·tra·ven·tion

 (kŏn′trə-vĕn′shən)
n.
The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.

con•tra•ven•tion

(ˌkɒn trəˈvɛn ʃən)

n.
an act of contravening; violation or opposition.
[1570–80; contravene + -tion; compare Middle French contrevention]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contravention - coming into conflict with
resistance - group action in opposition to those in power

contravention

noun
1. breach, violation, infringement, trespass, disobedience, transgression, infraction They are in direct contravention of the law.
2. conflict, interference, contradiction, hindrance, rebuttal, refutation, disputation, counteraction He denied that the new laws were a contravention of fundamental rights.

contravention

noun
An act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example:
Translations
مُخالَفَة القَانون
porušenípřestupek
modstridstrid
brot
karşı gelme/koyma

contravention

[ˌkɒntrəˈvenʃən] Ncontravención f

contravention

[ˌkɒntrəˈvɛnʃən] n [rules] → infraction f, violation f
in contravention of → en violation de

contravention

nVerstoß m(of gegen), Verletzung f (→ of +gen); (of law also)Übertretung f (→ of +gen); to be in contravention of …gegen … verstoßen; to act in contravention of somethingeiner Sache (dat)zuwiderhandeln

contravention

[ˌkɒntrəˈvɛnʃn] n contravention (of) (frm) → contravvenzione f (a), infrazione f (di)

contravene

(kontrəˈviːn) verb
to go against or break (a law, principle etc).
ˌcontraˈvention (-ˈvenʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
5, 1863, and June 7, 1864, acted in direct contravention of the intent of the law T.
This power must either be a direct negative on the State laws, or an authority in the federal courts to overrule such as might be in manifest contravention of the articles of Union.
Judges, your duty lies plain before you--here can be no testimony in contravention of truth.
In one day afterwards, the Grand jury found a True Bill against Christopher Nubbles for felony; and in two days from that finding, the aforesaid Christopher Nubbles was called upon to plead Guilty or Not Guilty to an Indictment for that he the said Christopher did feloniously abstract and steal from the dwelling-house and office of one Sampson Brass, gentleman, one Bank Note for Five Pounds issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England; in contravention of the Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Wherefore she desired that Dolly would be kissed immediately, on pain of her just displeasure; at the same time giving her to understand that whatever she saw her mother do, she might safely do herself, without being at the trouble of any reasoning or reflection on the subject--which, indeed, was offensive and undutiful, and in direct contravention of the church catechism.
At last Doctor Pedro Recio Agilers of Tirteafuera promised to let him have supper that night though it might be in contravention of all the aphorisms of Hippocrates.
Already, however, the legal tongues are wagging, and one young law student is loudly asserting that the rights of the owner are already completely sacrificed, his property being held in contravention of the statues of mortmain, since the tiller, as emblemship, if not proof, of delegated possession, is held in a dead hand.
Possibly they enjoyed theirs more than we enjoy ours, for who shall say that the beasts of the jungle do not better fulfill the purposes for which they are created than does man with his many excursions into strange fields and his contraventions of the laws of nature?
Ms Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru, Ms Daisy Doreen Jerop Amdany and Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (Creaw) are seeking a declaration that President Kenyatta's Cabinet selection was done in contravention of the rule of law and good governance.
In this backdrop, CCI found prominent display of Commercial Flight Unit by Google on Search Engine Result Page (SERP) with link to Googles specialised search options/ services (Flight) in contravention of the provisions of Section 4(2)(a)(i) of the Act.
In this backdrop, CCI found prominent display of Commercial Flight Unit by Google on Search Engine Result Page (SERP) with link to Google's specialised search options/ services (Flight) in contravention of the provisions of Section 4(2)(a)(i) of the Act.
An individual, with a minimum fine of 1 million rupees which may be extended to 10 million rupees and in case of continuing default, with an additional fine which may extend to 10000 rupees for every day during which contravention continues.