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synonyms for contravention

  • breach
  • infringement
  • conflict
  • dispute
  • infraction
  • obstruction
  • opposition
  • transgression

antonyms for contravention

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • obedience
  • peace
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How to use contravention in a sentence

It accused Huawei of using a Hong Kong shell company to sell products containing American components to Iran in contravention of sanctions.
WASHINGTON'S RELEASE OF MENG WANZHOU CAPS TWO WEEKS OF DIPLOMATIC MOVES ON CHINACHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAISEPTEMBER 28, 2021TIME
And, he said, many of the stops continued to lack reasonable cause for suspicion — in contravention of the consent decree signed before Krasner arrived — and thus required his office to dismiss them.
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The emails also show how NYPD officers downloaded the app onto their personal devices, in contravention of stated policy, and used the powerful and biased technology in a casual fashion.
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As Sylvain notes, companies like Facebook sell their services to advertisers with the promise of being able to microtarget users for messaging—even when that may be in direct contravention of antidiscrimination laws.
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For one thing, Baltimore’s consent decree requires that the city hire more police officers, in contravention of activist calls to greatly reduce spending on policing.
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The first banishment for contravention of this regulation took place on January 6, 1905.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Any law made in contravention of this section shall be void.
HOME RULEHAROLD SPENDER
"Plump 'em up, and make 'em dainty," he advanced in contravention of his wife's talk of bread and beef.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This was in contravention to the solemn assurance given by the eastern Indians, of peace with New England.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
Whenever a minister found himself galled or hindered, he would be inclined to suppose some contravention of the Bible.
FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRAVENTION

  • barratry
  • contravention
  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • disobedience
  • disregard
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • neglect
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • offense
  • transgression
  • trespass
  • violation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.