Definition of Contravened

1. Verb. (past of contravene) ¹



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Definition of Contravened

1. contravene [v] - See also: contravene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contravened

contrasuggestible
contrasuppressor cells
contrat
contrate
contratenor
contratenors
contraterrene
contrats
contravallation
contravallations
contravariance
contravariances
contravariant
contravariant functor
contravene
contravened (current term)
contravener
contraveners
contravenes
contravening
contravention
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contraversial
contraversion
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contraversive
contrayerva
contrayervas
contrecoup
contrecoup injury of brain

Literary usage of Contravened

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"These regulations cannot be contravened or varied by any 'interposition of equity. There are cases [*412 in which the violation of the rights of a creditor, ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"—The right of waiver is subject to the control of public policy, which cannot be set aside or contravened by any arrangement or agreement of the parties, ..."

3. The State Records of North Carolina by North Carolina, Walter Clark, William Laurence Saunders, Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1907)
"The request for the Prisoners for a Passport for tobacco cannot be granted, being contrary to an express Resolve of Congress, which cannot be contravened. ..."

4. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"Thereby these persons have contravened the said acts and proclamations, and become liable in the penalty of £20 " for everie ..."

5. The Bible in the Family; Or, Hints on Domestic Happiness by Henry Augustus Boardman (1851)
"LECTURE I. THE DOMESTIC CONSTITUTION AS contravened BY SOCIALISM, POLYGAMY, AND DIVORCE. The Bible in the Family:—The very statement of our thesis suggests ..."

6. That Unknown Country: Or, What Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment by Lyman Abbott (1888)
"No Formulary of the Church of England contravened.—The Conscience and Reason of Mankind True to the More Benign View.—Letters of Relief and Joy from ..."

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