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Synonyms for contravention
ˌkɒn trəˈvɛn ʃəncon·tra·ven·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dispute, contraventionnoun

    coming into conflict with

    difference of opinion, conflict, difference, dispute

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  1. contraventionnoun

    contradiction, opposition, obstruction

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  1. contraventionnoun

    thwarting, opposition, counteraction, violation, transgression

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  1. Le Maire:

    If the American administration decided to also impose a regime of sanctions on investments in Cuba, in contravention of what has been decided for several years now by our American allies, we would react. Europe would also react and is ready to also impose sanctions at our end.

  2. The DA:

    The jamming of the cellular signal was an unprecedented contravention of media freedom. All indications are that the jamming of the signal was illegal.

  3. Jeremy Hunt:

    The Stena Impero was seized in Omani waters in clear contravention of international law.

  4. Andrew McCabe:

    Andrew McCabe's clearly targeting the person who's filed this complaint that affects Andrew McCabe seriously and is kind of laying the marker down that Andrew McCabe wants this person's identity and Andrew McCabe wants to be able to follow-up on this. So absolutely a total contravention of all the protections for whistleblowers, so you have to ask, was this some sort of a message to all of those folks and indeed a message to all people serving in the government that if they step forward with complaints, they can expect the President to come after them ?

  5. Van Der Klaauw:

    The indiscriminate bombing of populated areas, with or without prior warning, is in contravention of international humanitarian law.

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