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contravention


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contravention  \Con`tra*ven"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  contravention.] 
  The  act  of  contravening;  opposition;  obstruction; 
  transgression;  violation. 
 
  Warrants  in  contravention  of  the  acts  of  Parliament. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  In  contravention  of  all  his  marriage  stipulations. 
  --Motley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contravention 
  n  :  coming  into  conflict  with  [syn:  {dispute}] 




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