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Contravene

Con`tra`vene´
v. t.1.To meet in the way of opposition; to come into conflict with; to oppose; to contradict; to obstruct the operation of; to defeat.
[imp. & p. p. Contravened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Contravening.]
2.To violate; to nullify; to be inconsistent with; as, to contravene a law.
Verb1.contravene - go against, as of rules and laws; "He ran afould of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"
2.contravene - deny the truth of
Synonyms: contradict, negate
abjure, breach, break, combat, contradict, cross, disaffirm, disclaim, disown, encroach, exclude, fight, gainsay, impugn, infract, infringe, intrude, negate, negative, offend, oppose, overstep, reject, repudiate, resist, spurn, transgress, traverse, trespass
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