Definition and Meanings for contravene
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Part of Speech of contravene
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of contravene
Meaning of contravene
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to meet in the way of opposition; to come into conflict with; to oppose; to contradict; to obstruct the operation of; to defeat.
- to violate; to nullify; to be inconsistent with; as, to contravene a law.