Thesaurus / contravention
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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.
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"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
Agreements made in contravention of this provision shall be void.
The police authorities may enforce the dismissal of workers employed in contravention of the foregoing prohibitions.
Any person who acts in contravention of § 115a, or of the statutory provisions laid down on the grounds of § 119a.
WORDS RELATED TO CONTRAVENTION
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