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Definition of Contravene

Contravene
Contravene Con`tra*vene", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Contravened; p. pr. & vb. n. Contravening.] [LL. contravenire; L. contra + venire to come: cf. F. contrevenir. See Come.] 1. To meet in the way of opposition; to come into conflict with; to oppose; to contradict; to obstruct the operation of; to defeat. So plain a proposition . . . was not likely to be contravened. --Southey. 2. To violate; to nullify; to be inconsistent with; as, to contravene a law. Laws that place the subjects in such a state contravene the first principles of the compact of authority. --Johnson. Syn: To contradict; set aside; nullify; defeat; cross; obstruct; baffle; thwart.

Meaning of Contravene from wikipedia

- symbols” to “contravene current legislation.” Government inspectors fine those breaking the law, and confiscate artwork that contravenes the law. Artists...
- Gerald Ronson) and convicted on 27 August 1990 of counts of conspiracy to contravene section 13(1)(a)(i) of the Prevention of Fraud (Investments) Act 1958...
- January 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2015. "WHO Bows to China Pressure, Contravenes Human Rights in Refusing Taiwan Media". international.thenewslens.com...
- However, federal statutes and treaties are supreme only if they do not contravene the Constitution. In essence, it is a conflict-of-laws rule specifying...
- courts. It has the power to both strike down union or state laws which contravene the constitution, and invalidate any government action it deems unconstitutional...
- describes offences under the Act, and the punishments to be applied for contravening provisions of the Act. The various sections under this chapter prescribe...
- Jamahiriya because it guaranteed the protection of private property, contravening The Green Book's socialism. His emphasis on placing his own work on a...
- divided between Germany, Hungary, Italy, and Bulgaria. On 22 June 1941, contravening the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, about 3.8 million Axis troops attacked the...
- forces fighting against the British and to invade Crete. On 22 June 1941, contravening the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact of 1939, over three million Axis troops attacked...
- Saul Andrew Blinkoff (born November 7, 1972) is an American film director, animator, and voice actor. His daughter, Meira, voiced one of the werewolf puppies...