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

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  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. John Kerry:

    This is a very blatant land grab and it is in direct contravention to the Minsk Agreement that they signed up to.

  2. Van Der Klaauw:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Amanda Tyler:

    Justice Ginsburg was a consistent voice for procedural integrity at Supreme Court, justice Ginsburg would have been up in arms over Supreme Court allowing such a restrictive law to go into effect in direct contravention of longstanding precedent and while Supreme Court has a pending merits case before Supreme Court implicating the same core issues.

  5. 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 ?

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