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contravention

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of contravention

  1. a failure to uphold the requirements of law, duty, or obligation <a clandestine weapons program that was a contravention of the international arms agreement> Synonyms breach, infraction, infringement, transgression, trespass, violationRelated Words misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, offense (or offence), sin, wrong; disregard, forgetting, ignoring, nonobservance, overlooking; delinquency, dereliction, neglect; encroachment, intrusion, invasionNear Antonyms respecting, upholdingAntonyms noninfringement, nonviolation, observance




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