HyperDic: contravene

English > 2 senses of the word contravene:
VERBsocialcontravene, conflict, run afoul, infringego against, as of rules and laws
communicationcontravene, contradict, negatedeny the truth of
contravene > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ntrahviy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > contravene: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninggo against, as of rules and laws.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsconflict, run afoul, infringe
Broadertransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Spanishcontravenir, infringir
Catalaninfringir
Nounscontraventioncoming into conflict / conflict with
English > contravene: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeny the truth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscontradict, negate
Narrowerdenydeclare untrue
Broaderdisagree, differ, dissent, take issueBe of different opinions
Spanishcontradecir, contravenir, infringir
Catalancontradir, contravenir, infringir

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