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Synonyms for contravene
ˌkɒn trəˈvincon·tra·vene

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  1. conflict, run afoul, infringe, contraveneverb

    go against, as of rules and laws

    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

    infringe, conflict, encroach, run afoul, impinge, negate, contradict

  2. contradict, negate, contraveneverb

    deny the truth of

    neutralise, infringe, oppose, nullify, conflict, neutralize, run afoul, belie, negate, controvert, contradict

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  1. contraveneverb

    oppose, contradict, counteract, countervail, thwart, cross, obstruct, defeat, hinder, go against, clash with, run counter to, militate against

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  1. contraveneverb

    thwart, oppose, counteract countervail, violate, transgress

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  1. List of paraphrases for "contravene":

    violate, contradict, infringe, breach

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  1. Maulana Fazl:

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif heard our reservations against the Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2016. He promised to amend the law so that it doesn’t contravene the teachings of the holy Koran.

  2. An ICRC spokeswoman:

    We strive to ensure the funds we receive will not contravene our principles of action and jeopardize our humanitarian operations for those most is need.

  3. Rupert Colville:

    Sending these children to Nauru could contravene Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    The conflict in Yemen is a horrific humanitarian crisis that challenges the conscience of the entire world. Yet the President has cynically chosen to contravene a bipartisan, bicameral vote of the Congress and perpetuate America's shameful involvement in this heartbreaking crisis, this conflict must end, now. The House of Representatives calls on the President to put peace before politics, and work with us to advance an enduring solution to end this crisis and save lives.

  5. Abu Hazaa:

    We are a tribal society, we have our customs and traditions and nobody can contravene them.

Translations for contravene

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  • опълчвам се, отивам против, противоречаBulgarian
  • contravenirSpanish
  • disputationi adversatur;Latin
  • contraveniRomanian

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