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 ?
Particular misconstructions and contraventions of the will of the legislature may now and then happen; but they can never be so extensive as to amount to an inconvenience, or in any sensible degree to affect the order of the political system.
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?
For the short period of time when the car has been enforcing, we have recorded 20 contraventions on zigzag lines during school drop off or pick up times.
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council NOTICE OF PENALTY CHARGES THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF PARKING CONTRAVENTIONS (GUIDELINES ON LEVELS OF CHARGES) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2007 Notice is hereby given that Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council in exercise of powers under the Traffic Management Act 2004 has set the levels of penalty charge payable for on and off street parking contraventions in the designated civil enforcement area and special enforcement area in accordance with Band 2 of Table 1 to the above named Order ("the Order").
Those contraventions include misleading the DFSA, failures in DBDIFC's internal governance and systems and controls and in its client take-on and anti-money laundering processes.
Those contraventions include misleading the DFSA, failures in Deutsche Bank's internal governance and systems and controls and in its client take-on and anti-money laundering processes.
Les principales contraventions ont concerne le non affichage des prix, le depassement du seuil des prix reglementes, la non facturation des marchandises, l'absence de registre du commerce et le manque d'hygiene.
The ACCC alleges they aided and abetted and were knowingly concerned in Coverall Melbourne s alleged contraventions of the ACL and CCA.
The QFC Regulatory Authority considered IFSQ's contraventions to be serious, with the potential to undermine the confidence of current and prospective users of the QFC.
There are hospitals committing contraventions and breaching the agreement signed with the Ministry of Public Health," he indicated.
The remaining contraventions which include "double parking" and parking adjacent to a dropped footway, will become an instant fine.
The penalty was imposed for various contraventions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).