Definition of Contravenes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of contravene) ¹



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Definition of Contravenes

1. contravene [v] - See also: contravene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contravenes

contrate
contratenor
contratenors
contraterrene
contrats
contravallation
contravallations
contravariance
contravariances
contravariant
contravariant functor
contravene
contravened
contravener
contraveners
contravenes (current term)
contravening
contravention
contraventions
contraversial
contraversion
contraversions
contraversive
contrayerva
contrayervas
contrecoup
contrecoup injury of brain
contrecoups
contredanse

Literary usage of Contravenes

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1. An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To Facilitate the by Richard Preston (1819)
"And this is easily accounted for, since the rule frequently, and indeed generally, contravenes the intention ; and it requires a large portion of ..."

2. Elements of the Law of Negotiable Contracts by Elias Finley Johnson (1898)
"Illegality of the contract, as where it contravenes (1) the statute, or (2) the common law, or (3) public policy—such as usury, gaming or where notes or ..."

3. Charity and the Clergy: Being a Review by a Protestant Clergyman of the "New by Stephen Colwell (1853)
"It is certainly an inconsistency in any people professing to believe the Scriptures, to tolerate any legislation which contravenes any Scripture principle. ..."

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