Definition of Contravening

1. Verb. (present participle of contravene) (to act contrary or to deny something.) ¹



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Definition of Contravening

1. contravene [v] - See also: contravene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contravening

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

Literary usage of Contravening

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1. Journal of the Federal Convention by United States Constitutional Convention, James Madison (1893)
"The other clauses, giving powers necessary to preserve harmony among ihe States, to negative all State laws contravening, in the opinion of the National ..."

2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"And the aforesaid Directors are accordingly authorized to rescind the articles contravening this one, or to arrange them agreeably to the instruction of ..."

3. The Law and Practice of Marine Insurance: Deduced from a Critical by John Duer (1845)
"... in a neutral country, void in their origin, at contravening the law of nations— $ 2. Subject proposed, liability to capture of neutral property— $ 3. ..."

4. The Liberty of the Press, Speech, and Public Worship: Being Commentaries on by James Paterson (1880)
"... and to see the book burned by the common hangman.3 Offence of contravening the Thirty-nine Articles and depraving the Common Prayer. ..."

5. A Compendium of the Law and Practice of Injunctions: And of Interlocutory by Baron Robert Henley Eden Henley, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1852)
"... according to the custom of the country, will be broken by contravening the prevalent course of tion granted, husbandry in the neighborhood, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Municipal Corporations by Howard Strickland Abbott (1905)
"Contracts ultra vires because contravening some exclusive right. The government of the United States is a dual one consisting of the National or Federa> ..."

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