- offend against the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct)；conflict with (a right, principle, etc.), especially to its detriment
verb: contravene, 3rd person present: contravenes, gerund or present participle: contravening, past tense: contravened, past participle: contravened
- 1. offend against the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct) he contravened the Official Secrets Act 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ conflict with (a right, principle, etc.), especially to its detriment the Privy Council held that the prosecution contravened the rights of the individual 同義詞
- violate the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct): this would contravene the rule against hearsay
Oxford American Dictionary
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