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contravene (verb), contravenes; contravened; contravening
1. To violate the prohibition or order of a law, treaty, or a code of conduct: Doug decided to contravene the teacher’s order not to copy from his neighbor’s test during the exam, and he got caught doing it!
2. To transgress or to actively go against the terms of a previous agreement, etc.: Tina’s parents told her to be home at 10 o’clock in the evening, but Tina decided to contravene, or to disobey her parents by staying out until midnight!
To oppose or to act against.
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