Contravene



[kon-truh-veen] /ˌkɒn trəˈvin/

verb (used with object), contravened, contravening.
1.
to come or be in conflict with; go or act against; deny or oppose:
to contravene a statement.
2.
to violate, infringe, or transgress:
to contravene the law.
/ˌkɒntrəˈviːn/
verb (transitive)
1.
to come into conflict with or infringe (rules, laws, etc)
2.
to dispute or contradict (a statement, proposition, etc)
v.

1560s, from Middle French contravenir “to transgress, decline, depart,” from Late Latin contravenire “to come against,” in Medieval Latin “to transgress,” from Latin contra “against” (see contra) + venire “to come” (see venue). Related: Contravened; contravening.

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